History of Sullivan Granite Company The founder and first president was John B. Sullivan (1845-1911). He started the
Smith Granite Company The Smith Granite Company on Granite Street was the first of the major granite companies.
The New England Granite Works The Rhode Island Granite Works located adjacent to the Smith Granite Company on
History of Joseph Newall & Company The Joseph Newall & Co., Westerly RI, established in 1885, was a
Lazzari & Barton was a monument business located across from the main entrance to Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New
Fraquelli and Brusa, located on the corner of Spruce and Oak Streets, produced high quality work. Unfortunately most
Monuments carved by Richard Comolli at other companies Rhode Island, Westerly River Bend Cemetery Comolli Saint Sebastian Cemetery
Agent: a company salesman who secured orders for monuments. Salesmen for Westerly companies were located in major cities
Structural Parts of a Monument Base: Bottom-most piece of stone in a monument. It is set on the
Blue (including blue-white and white) Description: Fine grain, grayish in color Sources: Holes # 1, 2, 3, and
Records and photographs related to the Westerly granite industry, books and articles on local history, and records and photographs of the quilt and sampler portions of our textile collection.