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Historical Items

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Item 78878

Barnard Quarry employees, Barnard, 1951

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1951-09-12 Location: Barnard Media: Photographic print

Item 78905

Lake Hebron Quarry, Monson, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 78899

Leighton's Quarry, Willimantic, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Willimantic Media: Postcard

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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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids' Quarry Exhibit

Kids' Quarry Exhibit Quarry artifact exhibit 3 Item 72842 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Rusted tool found at Baird's Quarry.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids' Quarry Exhibit

Kids' Quarry Exhibit Quarry artifact exhibit 4 Item 72843 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Rusted tool found at Baird's Quarry.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids' Quarry Exhibit

Kids' Quarry Exhibit Quarry artifact exhibit 5 Item 72844 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Horseshoe found at Baird's Quarry.