The James River Park System - Richmond, VA

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South Geology Tour

Stop 7c: The Curbstone Quarry

DIRECTIONS: Walk downstream and find a pattern of holes in a rock. HINT: Look for parallel lines. (37.526280° N, 077.454415° W)

These holes mark the lines where the curbstones were to be cut. Rocks were split here using the WEDGE AND FEATHER technique of quarrying.

drills in rock


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