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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

The lives and stories of a unique community

Extra quarry pictures

Fritz Johnson, Swan's Island, ca. 1950.

Fritz Johnson, Swan's Island, ca. 1950.

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Swan's Island Educational Society

Fritz Johnson, stone cutter for the Swan's Island Quarry. Fritz John Johnson was born on March 24, 1899 in Sweden. Fritz moved to Swan's Island to work at the quarry, and married Evelyn Lora Martin in 1922. They lived on the Quarry Road. Fritz was reported to be the fastest paving stone cutter. He died on March 7, 1985.

Notice the clothes drying on the oven door.

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