The National Slate Association (NSA) of Poultney, VT, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its reorganization from September 21 to 23, 2012 in the New York-Vermont Slate Valley. A total of 45 NSA members enjoyed a quarry tour, mill tour, reception at the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, NY, members meeting and a formal banquet with guest speaker Howard Coffin, who addressed the key role played by the Second Vermont Brigade at the battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.
In this issue of Stone World, we take a look at several U.S. stone producers. Among them is Quality Stone Quarries in Stigler, OK. The owner of the quarry has transitioned his business through the years to keep up with market demand.