• The Dorset Quarry – A Classic Vermont Swimming Hole ...

    One of the more famous is the Dorset Quarry. Back in the early years of the 20 th century, the quarry was the source for marble used in the building of the New York Public Library, the Montreal Museum of Fine Art and Harvard Medical School, as well as …

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  • This Place in History: Dorset Quarry

     · DORSET, Vt. At ''This Place in History'' we visited Dorset, Vermont on a soggy day with Executive Director of the Vermont Historical Society Steve Perkins. "This is a beautiful spot in one of ...

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  • WILKES

    Scalpings 40mm £34.03. Soil 10mm £33.67. Building Sand Corfe 1 Yellow £44.06. Building Corfe 4 Ginger Sand £43.54. Recycled Aggregate Type 1 Graded £36.18. Black Ice 20mm £162.00. Kandla Grey 22mm Calibrated Sandstone Paving £559.07. Prev Next. Dorset based family owned Sand and Gravel quarry Wilkes Ltd have a wealth of knowledge in ...

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  • Purbeck Stone Suppliers | Purbeck Stone Quarry | Lovell ...

    Lovell Purbeck. Lovell Stone Group carries out the quarrying and processing of their beautiful Purbeck Stone in Langton Matravers, near Swanage on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. We extract from a number of different quarries in the area, enabling us to offer the full range of Purbeck beds, making us the largest supplier of Purbeck stone in the UK.

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  • TMH Field Trip: Ice Rink in an Abandoned Quarry

     · Dorset, Vermont is a quarry town. There''ve been at least 24 quarries operated here since 1785, when the first quarry in the U.S. opened in town. In a pulp novel or B-movie, this would probably have been sufficient to awake some hideous subterranean evil, I think as I meander north on Route 7A from Bennington.…

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  • Preserve and Enhance Dorset Quarry, organized by Dick ...

     · The Dorset Quarry has been a popular destination for recreation, swimming and families for over a century. Each year thousands of visitors, and increasing annually due to the internet, enjoy its history, beauty, and recreational activities. The USA Today rated it as one of the top 12 swimming holes in the U.S. It alone was privately owned.

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  • Dorset, Vermont

    Dorset is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States.The population was 2,031 at the 2010 census. Dorset is famous for being the location of Cephas Kent''s Inn, where four meetings of the Convention that signed the Dorset Accords led to the independent Vermont Republic and future statehood. Dorset is the site of America''s oldest marble quarry and is the birthplace of Bill W., co ...

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  • Portland''s Quarries

    King Barrow and Tout Quarries, Dorset Wildlife Trust reserves, form part of a Portland Quarries Nature Park currently being developed. If you''d like to try carving contact the Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust for more information. The Legacy Trail takes you on a ''quarry experience'' through King Barrow Quarries but you can also follow a ...

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  • Dorset closes swimming in quarry to prevent COVID spread

     · DORSET, Vt. (WCAX) The town of Dorset has closed a popular swimming spot over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Town officials Monday said the Dorset Quarry will be closed indefinitely.

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  • As The Dorset Quarry Gains Internet Renown, Private Owners ...

     · Write ups in USA Today, The New York Times and several travel guides have made the Dorset Quarry one of the most popular swimming holes in Vermont. videos and Facebook posts have meant even more visitors. And while many think the historic quarry is a public park, it''s privately owned by a couple who says it might be time for more help in running the area.

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  • Dorset Marble Quarry, Dorset | Roadtrippers

    The first marble quarry in the US. Beautiful quarry filled with fresh, clean water. Lots of cliffs to jump from. Very popular and well-known local swimming place. There are a few, very interesting sculptures carved into the marble. See how many you can find. And the story behind this epic swimming hole is pretty, well, epic... First opened in 1785 as America''s first marble quarry, it suppled ...

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  • Natural stone quarry

    Stalbridge Quarries is a leading supplier of hand-crafted building stone, dry stone walling, garden walling, and paving, all of which is a type of Cotswold stone from its artisan stone quarry on the Somerset and Dorset border. This beautiful and highly durable natural stone is called Forest Marble, and is a much sort after Cotswold stone and has been quarried in the West Country and the ...

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  • Amazing Cliff Jumping GoPro Video At Dorset Quarry In Vermont

     · The Dorset Quarry was first mined in 1785 and its marble was used to build the main branch of the New York Public Library and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Dorset Quarry. Flickr/Matthew H. On hot summer days, dozens of people can be found basking in the sun and cooling down in this massive and stunningly beautiful quarry.

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  • The Gettysburg Quarry Hike In Vermont Holds A Civil War Secret

     · While you might first think of the Dorset Quarry, the oldest marble quarry in the nation and a summertime hotspot for a swim, there is another lesser-known quarry that has ties to the Civil War. Hike the Gettysburg Quarry Trail to uncover a long-forgotten secret of the past.

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  • Dorset Quarry — Vermont Historical Society

    Dorset Quarry: Marble has been quarried in Dorset since 1785. Marble was used locally, but also sent to Washington, DC, New York City and Montreal. The quarry closed after a century of use and is now a popular swimming hole.

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  • East Dorset: A Mining Boom Town | Discover Dorset Vermont

    His quarry''s output was so prolific, it attracted the attention of the John K. and William G. Freedley Company of Philadelphia, who took over its ownership in 1856. Perched at 2,040 feet above sea level, its elevated location was one of the highest in the world, and it became the only marble quarry in Dorset to tunnel deep into the mountain.

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  • Freedley Quarry via Trail 6

    More. Freedley Quarry via Trail 6 is a 2.2 mile out and back trail located near East Dorset, Vermont that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Length 2.2 miElevation gain 508 ftRoute type Out & back. Kid friendly Hiking Forest Views Wildlife.

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  • The Dorset quarry; now and in the future | Columnists ...

     · The Dorset Quarry has a rich history, both as the source of marble for dozens of landmark buildings, such as The New York Public Library, but also as a free and open "swimming hole" for hundreds of thousands over the past century. It is fed by both a mountain stream and natural spring which keeps its waters refreshed and flowing.

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  • Cliff Jumping -

     · WARNING: Activities and locations seen on this channel may be dangerous or illegal. The Saturday Adventure must insist that no one attempt to recreate or ree...

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  • Dorset, VT

    Vermont. : Oldest Marble Quarry in the USA. Long abandoned, the Norcross-West Marble Quarry is conveniently right next to a highway. Big marble blocks and a water-filled pit are used as a swimming hole. Historical marker out front. Address: Kelley Rd, Dorset, VT. Directions: A couple of miles south of Dorset, on the northbound side of Hwy 30.

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  • Dorset Quarry, Proctor Vacation Rentals: house rentals ...

    Explore an array of Dorset Quarry, Proctor vacation rentals, including houses, apartment and condo rentals & more bookable online. Choose from more than 45 properties, ideal house rentals for families, groups and couples. Rent a whole home for your next weekend or holiday.

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  • Preserve and Enhance Dorset Quarry, organized by Dick ...

     · The Dorset Quarry has been a popular destination for recreation, swimming and families for over a century. Each year thousands of visitors, and increasing annually due to the internet, enjoy its history, beauty, and recreational activities. The …

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  • Dorset Quarry Cliff Jumping Vermont on Vimeo

     · Dorset Quarry Cliff Jumping Vermont. This is the final Cliff Jumping segment from the GoProBros for the summer of 2011. It has been probably one of the most eventful summers of our lives and this video tops …

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  • Photo Gallery: Norcross-West Marble Quarry (Dorset Quarry ...

    Norcross-West Marble Quarry, Dorset, Bennington Co., Vermont, USA The Norcross-West Marble Quarry (also known as the Dorset Quarry), operated from 1785 to 1917. It is one of the oldest marble quarries in the United States. Today it is a popular swimming hole in the summer. Henry Minot photo, taken July 20, 2011.

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  • Visit Dorset Quarry in Proctor | Expedia

    Explore the Dorset Quarry when you travel to Proctor - Expedia''s Dorset Quarry information guide keeps you in the know!

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  • Marnhull Stone Quarries, Dorset

    Welcome to The Dorset Stone Company Ltd (trading as Marnhull Stone Quarries) We pride ourselves on the quality of our stone services and attention to detail, whether it be the production of a stone nameplate for your property or the supply of tonnes of dressed stone for your building project.

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  • Dorset Quarry

    Dorset Quarry. Home / Things To Do / Dorset Quarry. On hot summer days the sight of dozens of families jumping, swimming, and basking in the sun around this massive 60-foot-deep swimming hole makes it one of the most wholesome and picturesque recreational spots in the region. Information

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  • Freedlyville Quarry – Dorset, Vermont

     · The Freedly Quarry sits high above the small town of Dorset, Vermont, as a lasting reminder of the small town''s colorful past.Dorset played host to a huge mining boom in the late 1700s due to ...

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  • Norcross-West Marble Quarry (Dorset)

    The Norcross-West Marble Quarry is one of the oldest marble quarries in the the United States. Located along route 30 in Dorset,VT. It is a magnificent place know as a swimming hole, surrounded by huge rocks of marble, the place is breathtaking. Gorgeous clear water.

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  • Freedleyville Quarry via Legal Trail 6

     · Freedleyville Quarry via Legal Trail 6 is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dorset, Vermont that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. Length 2.2 miElevation gain 511 ftRoute type Out & back. Hiking Walking Running Cave Forest Views.

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  • VERMONTS BEST SWIMMING HOLES!! (Cliffjumping Dorset Quarry ...

    Cliffjumping at Dorset Quarry and Warren Falls. We also went to see where Chase Reinford triple gainered, The Grotto.today was insane!Follow me on:Instagram ...

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  • HIKE

    Parking for Freedley Quarry is off Dorset Hill Road, 1.9 miles up the road from Morse Hill Road (73.0211662°W, 43.2460710°N). There is a small parking area, but beware during the winter. Parking is limited, please DO NOT park in private driveways or in the traveled way of Dorset Hill Road.

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  • Portfolio

    Dorset House is a 40-storey office tower linked to PCCW Tower that offers panoramic harbour and mountain views. Office Adjacent to the Quarry Bay MTR station and equipped with highly efficient floor plates of up to approximately 14,100 sq ft to 14,700 sq ft, Dorset House also comprises Blueprint – a 30,000 sq ft co-working hub operated by ...

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  • Venture Vermont: Dorset Quarry

     · Dorset Quarry. This massive 60 foot deep swimming hole is usually found being enjoyed by dozens of families jumping, swimming and sun bathing. First mined in 1785, this is the country''s oldest commercial marble quarry. Stone from Dorset Quarry was used to build the main branch of the New York Public Library and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts ...

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  • Dorset Quarry Review

     · Fodor''s Expert Review Dorset Quarry. Dorset Body Of Water/Waterfall Fodor''s Choice. On hot summer days the sight of dozens of families jumping, swimming, and basking in …

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  • Dorset Quarry

     · Dorset Quarry. 211 likes. Landmark & Historical Place. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page.

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  • Tout Quarry Sculpture Park – Dorset, England

    This abandoned Dorset quarry has been brought back to life with a series of artworks that have been etched right into the remaining stone, creating an enchanting labyrinth of stone carvings.. As ...

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  • BBC

     · Dorset Quarry Two features distinguish this swimming hole from the others. It is not on a river and it has a sign; not a commercial announcement, but a historical marker that states you are about ...

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