North River bluestone

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Description

A dark bluish gray sandstone quarried on the west side of the Catskill Mountains near the Delaware (formerly North) River in New York. In the 19th century, North River bluestone was used for sidewalks and curbs.

Synonyms and Related Terms

New York bluestone

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

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