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Quarry Workers At Mount Waldo, ca. 1860

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Quarry Workers At Mount Waldo, ca. 1860

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Much of the granite used to build Fort Knox was quarried at Mount Waldo a few miles upriver from the fort. Barges then transported the stone to the site.

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  • Title: Quarry Workers At Mount Waldo, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Local Name: Mount Waldo
  • Town: Frankfort
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Copy of Photograph
  • Local Code: FOKN_007
  • Collection: MBPL
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
22 State House Station, 18 Elkins Lane, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
(207) 287-3200
http://www.maine.gov/doc/parks

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