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Bus Trip to Slate Valley Museum, Granville, NY


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BUS TRIP APRIL 27 to the SLATE VALLEY MUSEUM, 17 Water St, Granville, NY. The Slate Valley Museum celebrates history and culture of the quarrying community that was established along the New York-Vermont border in the 1800s. See exhibits of historic artifacts from the area's slate quarries and mills; displays revealing the science and art of slate quarrying and its influence on the culture of the Slate Valley; a quarry shanty complete with all the machinery and tools used in traditional slate quarrying; a geological display illustrating the natural history of slate; examples of how slate has been used in the structure and decor of local buildings and as inspiration for artworks in various media; and documentary images of local slate quarries
Bus leaves at 1:00 pm, arrive at 1:30 pm. $5 fee Includes guided tour. Please see Dale LaPoint for more information. Sign up sheet at the Center. Arrangements can be made for transportation by bus or car pooling.