Contributed by Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
The Standard Granite Company Store in Hall Quarry was owned by the same company that owned the quarrying business. Built in the 1880s, the store provided the necessities for the quarry workers.
The upper floor was used for social events such as dances, minstrel shows and concerts. The company store was considered the hub of the village. The store also served as the first post office. Hall was was reputed to have charged employees well below retail prices.
About This Item
- Title: Hall Quarry Company Store, Mount Desert, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Local Name: Hall Quarry
- Town: Mount Desert
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 17 cm x 26 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Hall Quarry (Mount Desert, Me.)
- Stone quarrying
- Stores & shops--Maine--Mount Desert
- Granite quarrying--Maine--Mount Desert
- Rural schools--Maine--Mount Desert
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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