Quarrying Exhibit :
Collection:
Quarrying Collection
Date:
1889
Object Name:
Letter
People:
Amberg, William A.
Search Terms:
Amberg Granite Company
Argyle quarry
Subjects:
Letters
Granite quarrying
Title:
Letter written to William Amberg.
Notes:
Stationery lists the Aberdeen and Argyle quarries in Pike and the Portland quarry in Waterloo, WI. A slogan says, "Red and Gray Granite for All Purposes.

Written on back of letter: "September 10th= 1222=200."
Kid Tales:
The Argyle quarry was one of the original quarries owned by Mr. Amberg. Argyle was also the name of the small nearby town. After quarrying stopped the town was abandoned and the homes moved to Amberg.
Catalog Number:
1997.39.2
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Letter to William AmbergLetter to William Amberg