Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

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Local and immigrant men made up the workers at the Granite Quarry in Hall Quarry.

Men from Scotland, Italy and Sweden came to Mount Desert Island and other area granite quarries to find employment. Hall Quarry had several boarding houses that served as home for these men.

In 1905 when this picture was taken the Arthur McMullen Granite Company ran the quarry operation.

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  • Title: Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905
  • Creation Date: 1905
  • Subject Date: 1905
  • Location: Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 26 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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

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