Taking the Quarry Loop Trail off of Trail
2 leads you past the Old State House Quarry.
Stone for the present state capitol building was quarried
at the here from about 1878 to 1880. The quarry ceased
operation due to difficulties in transporting the stone
across White River to the railroad lines.
The limestone found in the quarry is Salem Limestone.
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history or park geology