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Becket Quarry

The quarry, known during its operating days as the Chester-Hudson Quarry, played a key role in the early development of the Town of Becket, MA and the surrounding area. Granite from this quarry was used for monuments in many states. The quarry was operational from the 1860’s to the 1940’s.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Becket, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 11 Pro Max
Copyright: © Frank Polievka