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Hall Quarry Company Store, Mount Desert, ca. 1900

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Hall Quarry Company Store, Mount Desert, ca. 1900
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Description

The Standard Granite Company Store in Hall Quarry was owned by the same company that owned the quarrying business. Built in the 1880s, the store provided the necessities for the quarry workers.

The upper floor was used for social events such as dances, minstrel shows and concerts. The company store was considered the hub of the village. The store also served as the first post office. Hall was was reputed to have charged employees well below retail prices.

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