Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort

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Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort
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Description

The badge was worn by a member of the Granite Cutters' National Union, most likely someone who worked at the Mt. Waldo quarry in Frankfort.

The granite cutters organized in Maine starting in the 1870s and executed a successful strike in Hall Quarry in Mount Desert in 1903.

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About This Item

  • Title: Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Frankfort
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal and cloth
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 244-0175
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