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If there were railroad tracks between Barre and Montpelier, Barre would be “on the other side” of them. It’s a working-class city that sprang up around the region’s remarkable granite quarries, which are still producing world-class stone. The original laborers were immigrants from Italy and Scotland. This museum documents the history, geology and technology of the dangerous trade that cut many Vermont lives short.

Upcoming Events

  • Plant Sale (Agriculture)

    • Fri., May 22, 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Free.
  • Barre Farmers Market (Food & Drink)

    • Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m. Continues through Oct. 14 Free.

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