Ship at Crotch Island

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Ship at Crotch Island

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A ship at Crotch Island off Stonington. Crotch Island, like Hall Quarry, once had a major granite industry. Hall Quarry and Crotch Island had the same capability for ships to get close to the shore making it easier to load the granite. The granite industry lasted from approximately 1880 to 1925.

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  • Title: Ship at Crotch Island
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Local Name: Crotch Island, Hall Quarry
  • Town: Mount Desert, Stonington
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • 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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