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Local News
August 29, 2018

Romancing the stone in south-central Vermont

By Julia Purdy

Vermont is famous for its commercially valuable mineral resources, from marble, slate and granite to talc and calcium carbonate. But less well known is a rock that occurs throughout Vermont in the everyday landscape: schist.

Although schist does not feature prominently in…

Create on Slate craft activities offered for kids

Wednesday, June 21, 2:30 p.m.—GRANVILLE, N.Y.—The Slate Valley Museum (SVM) will be offering a free craft activity series for children called Create on Slate this summer. Children will create art on slate roofing tiles, with each month holding a different craft theme. Children can take…