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Rock of Ages Handcrafted monuments

The Rock of Ages quarry tour experience. Our guided tour takes you to an overlook of the Smith Granite Quarry here in Barre, Vermont. Nearly 600 feet deep, it is the largest operating, deep-hole, dimension granite quarry in the world. More details. Go to top . Facebook; Youtube;

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Tourism Rock of Ages

At this time the Guided Quarry Tours the Self-Guided Factory Tour will remain closed until further notice. As a precautionary measure, Rock of Ages is temporarily suspending its guest operations at our Graniteville, Vermont, location due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19.

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Rock of Ages (Barre) - 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE ...

The quarry is huge and we were told it could go for another 5000 years with the granite that is there.The grounds and surrounding area is beautiful. We did not take the factory tour but we viewed the quarry from above and saw the actual day by day work that goes into getting the granite. I recommend going to The Rock of Ages.

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Rock of Ages Granite Quarry – Graniteville, Vermont ...

Jul 15, 2013  Rock of Ages Granite Quarry Graniteville, Vermont Tour the world's largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, where you can view the plant where gravestones are made and roll a

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Granite and Marble Colors and Finishes Rock of Ages

BLUE GRAY® granite is the finest gray, monumental granite which we quarry right here at our headquarters in Barre, VT. With a consistent fine grain, this granite polishes to a mirror-like finish and has excellent contrast when carved and lettered. This classic granite has been the standard of the memorial industry since 1885, and it simply has no peers.

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Rock of Ages Corporation - Wikipedia

Rock of Ages Corporation is a granite quarrying and finishing company located in Graniteville, Vermont. It was founded in 1885. The company employs around 230 people, and made a profit of around $800,000 in 2009 on revenues of $21.6 million, up from a loss of more than $2 million in 2008. On 19 October 2010, Swenson Granite, based in Concord, New Hampshire, announced that it and Roc

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Our World Rock of Ages

On May 1st, 2004, Rock of Ages opened a new 5,000-square-foot building that houses a new Visitors Center and a Memorial Design Studio. Designed by the Gossens Bachman Architects of Montpelier, Vermont, the building features an eclectic mix of granite, wood and glass, and is surrounded by trees to offer a sophisticated, yet homey ambiance.

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Rock of Ages Quarry in Montpelier, Barre and Waterbury ...

That's the Rock of Ages Quarry, still operating high on a hill above town in the aptly named hamlet of Graniteville. A visitor center presents informative exhibits, a video about quarrying, a glimpse of an old granite quarry (no longer active), and a selection of granite gifts. Self-guided tours of the old quarry

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Rock of Ages Visitors Center, Quarries Factory Tour ...

Rock of Ages Visitors Center, Quarries Factory Tour. Currently closed. ... If you are looking for a nice walk that will provide you with beautiful views of nearby historic quarries – we recommend The Grand Lookout, part of the Millstone Trails. ... Vermont Attractions Association P.O. Box 1284 Montpelier, VT 05601 Send Us An Email. Plan ...

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Headstones and Other Cemetery Monuments Rock of Ages

Families have trusted our American and Canadian stones for more than 100 years. Because we guarantee they will last. When you shop for a headstone, make sure what you invest in has the Rock of Ages

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Rock of Ages 560 Graniteville Rd Graniteville, VT Quarries ...

Get directions, reviews and information for Rock of Ages in Graniteville, VT. Rock of Ages 560 Graniteville Rd Graniteville VT 05654. 2 Reviews (802) 476-3115 Website. Menu Reservations ... A beautiful granite quarry that offers a guided tour with a gentleman who is now retired but actually worked there too! Of course that was years ago and a ...

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Rock of Ages Quarry - Review of Rock of Ages, Barre, VT ...

Jan 27, 2020  Rock of Ages: Rock of Ages Quarry - See 307 traveler reviews, 176 candid photos, and great deals for Barre, VT, at Tripadvisor.

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Rock of Ages Quarry in Montpelier, Barre and Waterbury ...

That's the Rock of Ages Quarry, still operating high on a hill above town in the aptly named hamlet of Graniteville. A visitor center presents informative exhibits, a video about quarrying, a glimpse of an old granite quarry (no longer active), and a selection of granite gifts. Self-guided tours of the old quarry

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The Rock of Ages In Vermont Tour Belongs At The Top Of ...

Dec 11, 2020  This Gigantic Vermont Quarry Tour Belongs At The Top Of Your Bucket List. A granite quarry tour in Vermont might not be the first thing that pops into your mind when you’re considering what tours to take in the Green Mountain State, but it should! Specifically the Rock of Ages in Barre which is one of the largest granite quarries in the world.

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The Rock of Ages Granite Quarry In Vermont Looks Like ...

Mar 28, 2020  The Rock of Ages Granite Quarry In Vermont Looks Like Something From Another Planet. As we turn the corner and enter the spring season, it’s time to start planning fun things to do outside other than skiing and the other wintertime activities. Hiking, exploring, visiting monuments and parks are all great options in the coming months, but if ...

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Have a Blast! at Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, Vermont ...

Jul 05, 2012  Vermont is known as the Green Mountain State, but what lies under those mountains? At the Rock of Ages quarry, just outside of Barre, you can get a chance to see. Back in 1885 a man named George B. Milne opened a granite manufacturing business. Ten years later, he and quarry owners James Boutwell and...

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Rock of Ages Visitors Center, Quarries Factory Tour ...

Rock of Ages Visitors Center, Quarries Factory Tour. Currently closed. ... If you are looking for a nice walk that will provide you with beautiful views of nearby historic quarries – we recommend The Grand Lookout, part of the Millstone Trails. ... Vermont Attractions Association P.O. Box 1284 Montpelier, VT 05601 Send Us An Email. Plan ...

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Good tour great gift shop - Review of Rock of Ages, Barre ...

Jan 27, 2020  Rock of Ages: Good tour great gift shop - See 307 traveler reviews, 176 candid photos, and great deals for Barre, VT, at Tripadvisor.

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Rock of Ages: A lasting legacy in Barre

Jun 24, 2016  In Barre, he established a granite manufacturing firm in 1885 and bought his first quarry in 1889. Later to be known as the Rock of Ages’ dark quarry, this quarry proved instrumental in the ...

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Vermont State Rocks and Rock Kit Department of ...

This sample was collected from the Rock of Ages quarry in Barre. The granite is Devonian in age (around 380 million years old). 2. Fossiliferous Limestone, Glens Falls Formation, South Hero, VT This rock is a medium gray, fine- to medium- grained, limestone with fossil fragments. The rock is mainly composed of calcite.

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Digging In To The History Of Rock Of Ages Vermont Public ...

Jun 05, 2014  Rock of Ages is the grand name of one of Vermont’s oldest quarrying operations. The company started quarrying granite in 1880 and it’s been excavating the same site in Barre ever since. Called a deep hole dimension quarry, it’s a large cavernous hole and nearly 600 feet deep.

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Rock of Ages Quarry Hope Cemetery in nearby Barre, Vermont

The 600 ft deep Rock of Ages granite quarry in nearby Barre is a favorite destination for our guests. It is reputed to be the largest such quarry in the world. With the scale of the geological formation it is estimated that at current production rates there is enough granite for 4,000 years!

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Rock of Ages Quarry - Vermont Jerry and Pat Donaho Flickr

Jan 08, 2010  Rock of Ages Quarry - Vermont Done. Bobby Zucco, Dusty Woods and 24 more people faved this FIDDYONE Ros Bell Photography Richard Hammond tai nkm ... Rock of Ages Quarry 10 items This photo is in 1 gallery Mines Quarries 10 photos

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Visit Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry - Vermont Bed and Breakfast

Tour Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry. 560 Graniteville Road, Graniteville, VT 05654 For more information, tour times, and directions: rockofages. West Hill House BB has outlined a fun day-trip you can take to Rock Of Ages Granite Quarry, Hope Cemetery with all of its fascinating and unusual monuments, and Montpelier, the smallest State ...

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Rock of Ages 560 Graniteville Rd Graniteville, VT Quarries ...

Get directions, reviews and information for Rock of Ages in Graniteville, VT. Rock of Ages 560 Graniteville Rd Graniteville VT 05654. 2 Reviews (802) 476-3115 Website. Menu Reservations ... A beautiful granite quarry that offers a guided tour with a gentleman who is now retired but actually worked there too! Of course that was years ago and a ...

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Rock of Ages Barre Quarry Vermont Granite Quarries ...

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry. 560 Graniteville Road, Graniteville, VT 05654 • Ph: 802-476-3119

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The Rock of Ages In Vermont Tour Belongs At The Top Of ...

Dec 11, 2020  This Gigantic Vermont Quarry Tour Belongs At The Top Of Your Bucket List. A granite quarry tour in Vermont might not be the first thing that pops into your mind when you’re considering what tours to take in the Green Mountain State, but it should! Specifically the Rock of Ages in Barre which is one of the largest granite quarries in the world.

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The Rock of Ages Granite Quarry In Vermont Looks Like ...

Mar 28, 2020  The Rock of Ages Granite Quarry In Vermont Looks Like Something From Another Planet. As we turn the corner and enter the spring season, it’s time to start planning fun things to do outside other than skiing and the other wintertime activities. Hiking, exploring, visiting monuments and parks are all great options in the coming months, but if ...

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Digging In To The History Of Rock Of Ages Vermont Public ...

Jun 05, 2014  Rock of Ages is the grand name of one of Vermont’s oldest quarrying operations. The company started quarrying granite in 1880 and it’s been excavating the same site in Barre ever since. Called a deep hole dimension quarry, it’s a large cavernous hole and nearly 600 feet deep.

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Rock of Ages, Graniteville Roadtrippers

Central Vermont was built upon the granite industry, the offspring of pure Yankee tenacity and immigrant fortitude. Rock of Ages, founded by two native Vermonters and one Scotsman, epitomizes the rich cultural heritage of Barre, Vermont. Rock of Ages represents a living industry, not a museum or showcase, but a working, breathing entity that gives rise to some of the finest artistry in stone ...

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Good tour great gift shop - Review of Rock of Ages, Barre ...

Jan 27, 2020  Rock of Ages: Good tour great gift shop - See 307 traveler reviews, 176 candid photos, and great deals for Barre, VT, at Tripadvisor.

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Rock of Ages: A lasting legacy in Barre

Jun 24, 2016  In Barre, he established a granite manufacturing firm in 1885 and bought his first quarry in 1889. Later to be known as the Rock of Ages’ dark quarry, this quarry proved instrumental in the ...

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Vermont State Rocks and Rock Kit Department of ...

This sample was collected from the Rock of Ages quarry in Barre. The granite is Devonian in age (around 380 million years old). 2. Fossiliferous Limestone, Glens Falls Formation, South Hero, VT This rock is a medium gray, fine- to medium- grained, limestone with fossil fragments. The rock is mainly composed of calcite.

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The Grotto Vermont • Big Swings

Sep 21, 2016  Made famous by social media videos of the one hundred plus foot jumps by mad men, Rock Of Ages and The Grotto have become somewhat of a Mecca for Cliff Jumpers. Holding down a top spot on most jumpers’ bucket list, this stone playground stands above the rest. Interestingly enough, several quarries located around the property remain operational.

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Rock of Ages Quarry - Vermont Jerry and Pat Donaho Flickr

Jan 08, 2010  Rock of Ages Quarry - Vermont Done. Bobby Zucco, Dusty Woods and 24 more people faved this FIDDYONE Ros Bell Photography Richard Hammond tai nkm ... Rock of Ages Quarry 10 items This photo is in 1 gallery Mines Quarries 10 photos

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Rock of Ages Quarry Hope Cemetery in nearby Barre, Vermont

The 600 ft deep Rock of Ages granite quarry in nearby Barre is a favorite destination for our guests. It is reputed to be the largest such quarry in the world. With the scale of the geological formation it is estimated that at current production rates there is enough granite for 4,000 years!

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Rock of Ages Granite Quarry Tour - Review of Rock of Ages ...

Jan 27, 2020  Rock of Ages: Rock of Ages Granite Quarry Tour - See 307 traveler reviews, 176 candid photos, and great deals for Barre, VT, at Tripadvisor.

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Granite Department of Environmental Conservation - Vermont

Rock of Ages, acquired by Polycor, Inc. in 2016, and its affiliates quarry about 1.5 million cubic feet per year from 10 active quarries. More than 700,000 cubic feet in granite blocks are produced from the Barre area annually, representing 25 to 40 percent of the quarried stone, with a

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