National Geographic : 1919 Jun
Hewn from Mountains of Solid Granite THREE hundred men sitting on the largest block of granite ever quarried in the Barre District-contain ing half a million cubic feet. Over 1,700 cars were used to distribute this single block of "The Rock of Ages." Dark Barre Granite-"The Rock of Ages"-is quarried from the purest deposits of the Vermont hills. The dense crystalline texture of "Rock of Ages" and its beautiful bluish-gray tone, make it the first choice of dealers in memorials who specialize in highly polished work. Ae Your request for "The Rock of Ages" Wvill bring 3ou our in teresting illustrated book about Dark Barre Granite Consult a local dealer in all matters pertaining to design and setting. He will willingly aid you in every way, no matter what your requirements. Boutwell, Milne & Varnum Co. Dt. Montpelier, Vermont Quarries at Barre, Vermont-the Granite Center of the World "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"