Warren Public Library

Here is a beautiful example of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture. This is the public library in Warren , MA. The building was opened in 1889.

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Taken from the Warren Public Library Website”

“Architect Amos P. Cutting of Worcester was engaged to design this Richardson Romanesque building, using Monson pink granite and Longmeadow brownstone.   The firm of Patrick Beston of Springfield did the construction.  The new Library building was dedicated July 4, 1890 with appropriate exercises, involving Officers of the Town and the Warren Public Library corporation and Building Committee.  Inscribed in the granite over the door are the words “Free too All.”  A plaque on the wall to the right reads “WPL – A Gift of Friends.””

library2The above quote mentions Monson Pink. This would be interesting to know if this is true and also a Norcross Bros. stone. I was alway under the impression this was Milford Pink Granite.

Madison Boulder, White Mountains

Madison Boulder is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  It measures 83′ long x 23′ high and is 37′ wide. The boulder weighs over 5000 tons. For more info about this boulder and many others like it join us at http://www.stonesofthepast.com where we hypothesize the idea these stones were moved and shaped by hand.

 

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Historic Senoia ,Georgia

We were proud to have been asked to create Hand Split Granite Posts for the Historic Town of Senoia , GA. Our skilled stonesmith , Patrick Berthiaume , split these stones from larger blocks using traditional methods . These blocks were originally the foundation for the Odd Fellow’s home in Worcester, MA. One day we hope to visit these stones in their new home.

 

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Stones of The Past

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Are you interested in ancient cultures, boulders, Native peoples, stonework and the mysteries of the New England Landscape? If you are please join us at http://www.stonesofthepast.com It is a work in progress. I detail many of the sacred stones discovered on sites in Central Massachusetts and beyond.

 

 

Odd Fellow’s Home – Worcester , MA

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The Odd Fellow’s home in Worcester was taken down in 2015. Stone of New England and Camosse Masonry Supply salvaged all of the granite from the building. Our Charlton yard as a large stock of remaining steps and trim stone.

 

East Brookfield Train Station

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We were very fortunate to have been able to carefully salvage the East Brookfield Train Station. The station had sadly burnt down . The station was designed by Henry H. Richardson and stone was quarried from Norcross Bros. properties. Both Kibbe Brownstone and Milford Pink Granite were used on this station.

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Together Again

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In the life of a granite curb it’s handled dozens of times while being cut, shipped, installed, removed , salvaged, sorted and then packaged for the client. It was by pure chance that these two stones were reunited,  Just in the three months these stones were in our yard we moved them four times before palletizing them as shown above.

One in a million.

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New England Fieldstone 

We have just received dozens of pallets of New England Fieldstone. The pallets shown below are Wall Run and a consistent mix  of flat and round stones. These pallets average 2800lbs-3000lbs. Most stones are still weathered and the packaging is unlike any other supplier. Contact us today for your New England

Hand Split Granite Fence Posts

We create one of a kind hand split granite posts using reclaimed and salvaged stones from across New England.

Let our unique craftsmanship shine through on your next landscape or masonry project.

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