THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Of granite, plugs, and feathers

By Patrick J. Walsh
Globe Correspondent / December 13, 2009

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A recent book by David B. Williams, “Stories in Stone: Travels through Urban Geology,’’ tells about the influence stone has had on the architecture of the American city and nation. Quincy’s story in stone is one layered in the granite of its once-busy quarries, and Williams’s book gives an excellent synopsis of the city’s role in the industry. (Full article: 853 words)

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