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Item 19458

Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Frankfort Media: Metal and cloth

Item 19459

Granite Cutters National Union badge

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: Cloth and metal

Item 19460

Maine Granite Cutters National Union badges

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: Cloth and metal

Exhibits

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Granite Cutters National Union Constitution Item 19472 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort Item 19458 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society…