French Creek granite

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Description

A fine-grain, almost black granite quarried near French Creek, Pennsylvania. French Creek granite, is hard and polishes to a high gloss. It was used for monuments and buildings.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Frank A. Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries., Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925