The Vermont quarry that provides most of Arlington National Cemetery’s headstones

Susan Kaplan Nov 27, 2018
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Arlington National Cemetery PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

The Vermont quarry that provides most of Arlington National Cemetery’s headstones

Susan Kaplan Nov 27, 2018
Arlington National Cemetery PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images
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For almost two decades most of Arlington National Cemetery’s row after row of gleaming, standing white marble headstones have come from one Vermont quarry.  Granite Industries, the company that makes the iconic markers estimates that it’s provided roughly 130,000 headstones for Arlington National Cemetery.

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