Vermont's Slate Industry

Location: Castleton
Tag(s): Industry
Historical Category: Local History
Video Date: 7/22/22

Slate mining has long been an important industry in Vermont. We take a trip down to the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, New York to learn a bit about how the rock formed millions of years ago, and how it was mined for building material for things like flooring and roofing.


This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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