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Stonington in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stonecutter

 
 
Stonecutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 20, 2017
1. Stonecutter Marker
Inscription.  
This stone cutter proudly stands as a tribute to the many workers whose labor and dedication have made this region known internationally as the home of Deer Isle Granite.

The sculpture by William Muir was given to the Town of Stonington by his widow.

The bronze casting and stonework were the generous gift of Tony Ramos of New England Stone Ind.
 
Erected 1994 by Town of Stonington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1994.
 
Location. 44° 9.351′ N, 68° 39.808′ W. Marker is in Stonington, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maine Route 15) and Robbins St., on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Statue is on the wharf at the harbor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 59 Main St, Stonington ME 04681, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stonington War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Eggemoggin Reach History
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Stonecutter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 20, 2017
2. Stonecutter Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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