Saturday, October 26, 2013

Granite Quarries

 

We took oma to the granite quarries in Barre, Vermont. It was quite impressive!

 

The picture doesn't do justice to the sheer hugeness of it all. We had a very nice viewing platform here and a knowledgeable guide.

 

It was pretty cold up there though, so I was glad when we could get into our cars again.

 

Afterwards we visited the Hope Cemetery, in which all the monuments are made out of granite. Quite impressive!

 

I had been there before while geocaching, but it was a totally new experience for oma.

 
 
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1 comment:

Jackson Leavitt said...

I went to a place where they sold granite in Edmonton. It was cool because they talked a little bit about what happens at the quarries.