AditNow... the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
AditNow Mine Exploration
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'

Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Gannt's Marble Quarry

Gannt's Marble Quarry (United States)

This quarry was worked before the Civil War, and produced a high quality marble. A stone from Gannt's Quarry was presented by the Masons of Alabama to the Washington Monument Society in 1851 and was incorporated into the monument. Structural and dimensional stone, calcium, and materials for roofing and terrazzo floors are now produced at the Quarry (1966). As with most active quarries, facilities at the site have been consistently modernized throughout the twentieth century.

Ref. HAER LoC.

Photos of Gannt's Marble Quarry

Photographs Of Gannt's
Photographs Of Gannt's (9 photos)
Last updated December 30th 2008 by carnkie
Historic Photographs Of Gannt's
Historic Photographs Of Gannt's (0 photos)
Last updated December 30th 2008 by carnkie

Google Earth Map of Gannt's Marble Quarry

To view the location details and the Google Map please sign in or register an account.

Documents for Gannt's Marble Quarry

Sorry, there are no documents currently available. If you have any documents you can share please click the 'Upload a Document' tab.

Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2022
Back to Top