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Kids at the quarry

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Students exploring Baird's Quarry

Students exploring Baird's Quarry

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Kim Colbeth's 3-5 grade class exploring Baird's Quarry in the fall of 2011 as part of the Swan's Island history unit.


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Iron pin left in the quarry stone

Iron pin left in the quarry stone

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One of Swan's Island's 3-5 grade students points out an iron pin wedged in the granite at Baird's Quarry. This is one of many remnants of the past industry on the island. Note the other pin located to the left along the same crack in the stone.


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Students around old quarry boiler

Students around old quarry boiler

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Swan's Island 3-5 grade students exploring around (and inside) a metal boiler left from industrial work at Baird's Quarry in Minturn, Swan's Island.


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Students excavating at the quarry

Students excavating at the quarry

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Swan's Island's 3-5 grade students dig for artifacts near the former location of a blacksmith's at Baird's Quarry, located in Minturn, Swan's Island.


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Searching for quarry artifacts

Searching for quarry artifacts

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One of Swan's Island's 3-5 grade students digging at the site of Baird's Quarry. Note the pieces of metal tools in the upper right hand side of the photograph.


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Artifacts found by students at Baird's Quarry

Artifacts found by students at Baird's Quarry

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3rd-5th grade Swan's Island students found these artifacts near the site of a blacksmith's ship at Baird's Quarry in Minturn, Swan's Island.


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