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Indiana (Oolitic) Limestone Quarries

Location: Oolitic Town Hall, Main Street between Lafayette & Hoosier Avenues, Oolitic. (Lawrence County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 47.1966.1

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Largest building stone quarries in the world, in continuous operation since the 1830s. These quarries have produced stone for many of the world's largest and finest memorials, buildings and bridges.

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