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Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

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Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

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Local and immigrant men made up the workers at the Granite Quarry in Hall Quarry.

Men from Scotland, Italy and Sweden came to Mount Desert Island and other area granite quarries to find employment. Hall Quarry had several boarding houses that served as home for these men.

In 1905 when this picture was taken the Arthur McMullen Granite Company ran the quarry operation.

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  • Title: Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905
  • Creation Date: 1905
  • Subject Date: 1905
  • Local Name: Hall Quarry
  • Town: Mount Desert
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 19 x 26
  • Object Type: Image

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

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