Quartzite Paving Stones
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 33.073 W 096° 44.052
14T E 683024 N 4824523
Quick Description: In 1888 newly opened quarries delivered paving stones to pave Phillips Avenue, the cities first paved street.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2006 9:38:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMCBV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member cary1952
Views: 20

Long Description:
A booming quarry business furnished paving stones for Sioux Falls and other cities and skillfull stonecutters came from England, Scotland and Wales to cut the thousands of paving stones from the 1.7 billion year old Precambrian Rock. Streets and alleys were paved with the stones well into the 20th Century.
Marker Name: Quartzite Paving Stones

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
Paving Stones


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