1848A quarry opened in Bay View.Economy and Industry, Granite Industry

Stone quarried for Plaza Bureau in Washington D.C., January 1909. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 12496
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This event marked the beginning of the granite industry in this area.

The Fisheries of Gloucester from the First Catch by the English in 1623, to the Centennial Year, 1876. Gloucester, Procter Brothers, 1876, http://archive.org/details/fisheriesofglouc00glourich.
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