city in Washington County, Vermont, U.S.

Barre is a city in Central Vermont. It is well known for its granite quarries and is considered the "Granite Capital of the World".

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  • 1 Hope Cemetery, follow hwy 14 north - 175 Maple Ave, +1 802-476-6245. Daily, dawn-dusk. Has tombstones of granite that are works of art and in some cases unique. Examples are a race car, soccer ball, a cube balanced on one corner, a biplane and a husband and wife that are side by side in bed overlooking their tombs. Free.    
  • Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, 773 Graniteville Rd, +1 802 476-3119, fax: +1 802 476-3110. Visitors center is open May to mid-September, M-Sa 8:30AM-5PM, Su 10AM-5PM. Closed July 4. Mid-September through mid-October, M-Su 8:30AM-5PM. An active granite quarry over 600 feet (182 m) deep. Free, tours additional.
  • 2 Vermont History Center, 60 Washington St., +1 802 479-8500. M-F 8AM-4PM.    
  • 3 Vermont Granite Museum.    

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  • 1 Aldrich Public Library.    

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Routes through Barre
Ends at  Montpelier  W   E  → Jct N   SLittleton


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