Granite Carving Tools, ca. 1910

Contributed by Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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The granite industry required a variety of tools. Five of them are shown here. They include a Point, Chisel, Hand Plug Drill and a Hand Hammer. Hall Quarry was home to a major granite industry from the late 1800s to the 1960s.

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  • Title: Granite Carving Tools, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Location: Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Wood, metal
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
62 Beech Hill Cross Road, Mount Desert, ME 04660

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