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    Stone symposium in Boothbay - Staff photo of historic image by Derek Davis | of | Share this photo

    Boothbay Railway Village is hosting an exhibition about the history of stone in Maine, as well as a stone sculpture symposium. In this photograph, courtesy of the Vinalhaven Historical Society, workers at Sand's Quarry in Vinalhaven put the final touches on carvings for the New York Custom House.

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    A tool chest (circa 1900-1920) that belonged to Albert L. Andrews, who travelled around the country cutting granite. This artifact is on loan from Penobscot Marine Museum. Staff photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)

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    In this photo courtesy of Raymond H. Fogler Libraray, Universtity of Maine, workers stand for a portrait at the Monson Maine Slate Company, which was founded between 1870 and 1880.

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    "Banking Owl" by Andreas von Huene.

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    Mark Herrington works on a piece of sculpture from a previous sculpture symposiumn in Maine.

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    The 36-foot statue of "Faith," the first and largest of fives statues produced by the Hallowell Granite Works for the National Monument at Plymouth, Mass. to honor Pilgrims. Faith was cut from Hallowell granite, while the monument's 45-foot pedestal was cut in Vinalhaven. It was designed by Boston architect Hammatt Billings. Image courtesy of Vinalhaven Historical Society.

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    Miles Chapin and a piece of art he created previously.

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