Contributed by Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
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.
About This Item
- Title: Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905
- Creation Date: 1905
- Subject Date: 1905
- Local Name: Hall Quarry
- Town: Mount Desert
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 19 cm x 26 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Scottish Americans--Maine
- Granite quarrying--Maine
- Swedish Americans--Maine
- Arthur McMullen Granite Company (Mount Desert, Me.)--People
- African Americans--Maine
- Stone quarrying--Maine
- Italian Americans--Maine
- Hall Quarry (Mount Desert, Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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