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Abandoned Hebron Slate Quarry, Monson, ca. 1935

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Abandoned Hebron Slate Quarry, Monson, ca. 1935

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In the right foreground is the abandoned Hebron Quarry in Monson.

Russell Mountain is in the background with Lake Hebron in front of it and Pleasant Street separating them from the abandoned quarry. Slate rubbish, or slate that the company considered unusable for sale, was piled in great heaps by quarry workers.

The Hebron Pond Quarry was the second quarry to be opened after the discovery of slate in 1870. The original operator was Aretus Chapin, who a year later sold it to Henry Carter. The quarry was renamed the Carter Quarry.

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  • Title: Abandoned Hebron Slate Quarry, Monson, ca. 1935
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • Town: Monson
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: photo
  • Dimensions (cm): 13.2 x 17.30
  • Local Code: MHS-110-001
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Monson Historical Society
PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
(207) 876-3073

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