APTNE - Vermont Quarries Tour

  • Friday, June 06, 2014
  • 10:00 AM
  • Saturday, June 07, 2014
  • 4:00 PM
  • Poultney & Mendon VT

APTNE Tour of

Slate and Marble Quarries

Friday, June 6th - Saturday June 7th


Details and Logistics

* Tour is open to all for $50 and includes a boxed lunch on Friday. 

* Tour capacity is limited to 30; please register early.

* Photography is allowed.

* Please arrange all transportation, lodging and other expenses. We encourage people to carpool; options available in registration.

* Preferred rates will be available at theCapital Plaza Hotelin Montpelier (800-274-5252). Be sure to mention the preferred rate for the APTNE tour when you call to reserve.  

*We are still scheduling specific times times for visiting some sites. On Friday, we will leave together from the Danby quarry to caravan to the slate quarry which will be completed by lunch. Follow-up e-mails for this event will feature a time to meet at a restaurant for an optional dinner or happy hour. On Saturday, we will schedle the visit at Trow & Holden to be completed to arrive at the Vermont Granite Museum by 11:00am. More information will follow in follow-up e-mails regarding optional afternoon site visits listed below. 



 Friday 6 June

 10:00 am  - Meet at underground tour ofDanby  

                      Marble Quarry

 (TBC) am  -Slate Quarry

            pm - Boxed Lunch

 Saturday 7 June - Barre VT

 10:00am -Trow & Holden 

 11:00  am - Vermont Granite Museum

            pm    Lunch

 Optional/Self Guided: 

            pm -  Slate Valley Museum, Granville NY 

            pm - Rock of Ages Quarry & Museum