The Westerly Granite Industry

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Westerly, RI   02891

Quarry Beds

All of the Sullivan quarries produced Extra Fine-Grained Blue-White Westerly Granite. This granite like all Westerly blue granite was prized for its very fine grain, uniform color and strength. In addition the Sullivan quarries had very large thick beds of granite; the company became a source for large stones that could not be quarried at most other quarries.

Pictued above next to very large bed is Frank A. Sullivan.

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