Jones Brothers Granite

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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1886/00/00 Jones Brothers Co becomes among the first in Barre to establish both quarries and a manufacturing plant. Quarry men Vermont Granite Museum Barre City
1895/00/00 The Jones Brothers Granite Shed, built in 1895, is one of the earliest examples of the straight shed, an innovative design which replaced the horseshoe plan shed and took advantage of new technology afforded by overhead cranes to move granite. Quarry men Vermont Granite Museum Barre City
1900/00/00 Jones Brothers cut massive granite columns for St John the Divine. The hauling 16 pieces of granite, 38 ft long and 6 ft in dia, as well as 8 pieces measuring 18 ft long and weighing 40 tons and erecting the columns took over a year to complete. Quarry men Cathedral of Saint John the Divine New York City
1923/00/00 Jones Brothers build a one-story, gable roof, wood frame Blacksmith Shop south of the granite shed. Quarry men Vermont Granite Museum Barre City
1927/00/00 Jones Brothers become the first granite company to advertise finished granite monuments nationwide. Established Vermont Granite Museum Barre City
1975/00/00 Jones Brothers, one of the oldest granite manufacturing companies in the country, ceases operations in 1975. Closes Vermont Granite Museum Barre City
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