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Moore's Marble Works
Moore's Marble Works
Resource Typeimage
TitleMoore's Marble Works
Coverage / Year1876 to 1918
DescriptionMoore's Marble Works at 311 with Washington was in business in Bloomington from 1876 to 1918. It produced tombstones and monuments.
InterpretationIn 1918, it became the Bloomington Monument Company. Gmehlin's Gun shop is next door in this circa 1880s photo.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
Other ContributorsKoos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
Source'Made in McLean County' exhibit; museum archives
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Marble; Monument builders; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Firearms
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
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Resource Identifiermch0440
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