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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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Address:
62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert, Maine, United States
Phone number: (207)244-7299
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Visiting Hours: Tuesday - Sunday. 10 AM to 5 PM. April 1st - Oct. 31st. Phone (207)244-7299

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The Maine Granite Industry Historical Society works to collect and preserve any type of material pertaining to this once important industry of Maine. The museum houses hundreds of the tools used by the quarrymen, blacksmiths, stone cutters and stone carvers.  On display are over 350 historic photos, company ledgers, books, Union badges and constitutions.

In addition, the museum has the largest collection of books relating to the granite industry and family genealogy writing from the families of the men who worked the quarries.

A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Maine's granite industry.

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