The Granite Industry

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a gravestone

Permanent Exhibit

The Granite Industry

The granite industry played a prominent role in the history of Westerly, RI. It is well documented through historical order books, photographs and artifacts.

Browse our online collection of photos and reference materials, or schedule an appointment to view them in person.

Carved from Stone: Legacy of a Granite Town

PBS video (trailer) based on the book Built from Stone: the Westerly Granite Story. Aired Fall 2014.

Westerly Granite Industry

About The Granite Industry


Types of Westerly Granite

Anatomy of a monument

Types of Monuments