Rock of Ages Visitors Center
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Unique and historic. Learn how granite is quarried and fabricated into memorials, sculptures. Visitor center has movies and information. Bus tour of quarry. Opportunity to view production floor.
They offer tours of the old granite quarries (or you can explore on your own). Interesting history and some nice sights.
Neat little place to check out if you are wondering about all the granite around here!
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