Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum Celebrates International Archaeology Day
December 6, 2013
The Quincy Quarry and Granite Workers Museum participated in International Archaeology Day on Saturday October 5 at the Granite Railway Company's Inclined Plane Railway, built in 1828 by Gridley Bryant to bring granite down from Pine Hill Ledge. The railway was used to connect to the Granite Railway - the first commercial railroad incorporated in America.The day long event featured a tour of the Inclined Plane Railway along with historical photos and artifacts related to the granite industry and about 55 people attended. Visit their web site www.quincyquarrymuseum.org
More Collaborating Organizations have joined us for International Archaeology Day 2014!
We are so excited to be celebrating International Archaeology Day again this year on October 18, 2014 to raise awareness for archaeology and provide opportunities for the public to participate in archaeological activities.
In preparation for IAD 2014, we just set up a new webpage with precomposed e-mail invitations that you can easily send to your contacts.