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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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  • A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 starts at 3:28PM local time and lasts 30 sec - you can extend the duration by heading north. The chances of a clear sky are 20%. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico and Texas to Ohio and the Canada–New England border, then across New Brunswick and Newfoundland.
  • 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. Hope Cemetery (Q14711910) on Wikidata Hope Cemetery on Wikipedia
  • 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. Vermont Historical Society (Q7921723) on Wikidata Vermont Historical Society on Wikipedia
  • 3 Vermont Granite Museum. Vermont Granite Museum (Q28123745) on Wikidata Vermont Granite Museum on Wikipedia
  • 4 Socialist Labor Party Hall National Historic Landmark (The Old Labor Hall), 46‌‌ Granite St, +1 802 331-0013 (can also text), . Socialist Labor Party Hall (Q7551577) on Wikidata Socialist Labor Party Hall on Wikipedia







  • 1 Aldrich Public Library. Aldrich Public Library (Q28123563) on Wikidata Aldrich Public Library on Wikipedia

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

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