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A Quarryman’s Tales and Tools

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Date & Time

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Time Slot(s):

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Description

Join us for this “Not-to-Be-Missed”–Granite Splitting Demonstration! Before power tools: how long did it take for a stonecutter to drill a hole with hand tools? Fred Peterson shares his tales and vintage quarrymen tools. Then, Terry and Kyle Dutton provide a granite stone splitting demonstration and presentation on the granite industry of yesteryear and granite’s uses today.

Special Instructions

comfortable walking shoes

Weather Restrictions

Heavy rains cancel.

Host

Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Halibut Point State Park

https://www.mass.gov/locations/halibut-point-state-park

ramona.latham@mass.gov

(857) 268-6024

Address

4 Gott Avenue, Rockport, MA 01966

4 Gott Avenue, Rockport, MA 01966

Directions

Accessibility

Accessible / Wheelchair or stroller accommodating

Dog Friendly

Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Early Settlement
  • Industrial
  • Walking Tour

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