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Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Quarry

 
 
The Quarry marker image. Click for full size.
By McGhiever, October 19, 2019
1. The Quarry marker
Inscription.  This site was originally used as a quarry in the early 1900's. Material similar to this stone was mined and used for the foundations and exterior finishes on many of the buildings in downtown Minneapolis.

"The Quarry" retail center was facilitated by a public/private partnership between the City of Minneapolis and Ryan Companies US. Inc..

Est. 1997
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 45° 0.295′ N, 93° 13.914′ W. Marker is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker is on New Brighton Boulevard south of 18th Avenue NE, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the centerpoint of the Quarry shopping center, in front of a partially covered walkway leading north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1580 New Brighton Blvd, Minneapolis MN 55413, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ard Godfrey House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Richard Chute Square (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pillsbury A Mill
Marker on stone slab in front of walkway at midpoint of shopping center image. Click for full size.
By McGhiever, October 19, 2019
2. Marker on stone slab in front of walkway at midpoint of shopping center
(approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Pillsbury A Mill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Franklin Steele (approx. 1.8 miles away); Power on the East Side (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Falls That Built the City (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minneapolis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2020, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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