Own a piece of history, Brownstone Quarry View Historic Park and Campground! Quarry View is a historic quarry located in Portland, Connecticut. This location and stone was an important source for construction in the latter half of the 19th century for a number of landmark buildings in Chicago, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New Haven, Connecticut, and Hartford. The site was listed as a National Historic Landmark, and on the National Register of Historic Places, on May 16, 2000. Quarry View is situated on 6.5 acres and is an approved 48 site campground. This magical place is the home of a number of waterfalls, archived carved dates dating back to 1887 along with initials carved into the walls along and local area wildlife. The back portion of the property boasts a rear patio and an 80 foot wall where musical acoustics can be heard like no other location anywhere. The park has a .54-mile walking self or guided tour with markers and has 6 amazing stone patios & derricks dating back to the late 1800’s with 3 steam donkey locations. Many weddings and a recent Stephen King Netflix Series have been performed and filmed here. Primitive tools, drills and chisels dating back to 1700s are on display. Stones and the quarry walls show the 4 types of cuts used to remove the stones. Dinosaur prints have been found and preserved showing their original walking path. See river overlay doc for add zoning. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime property!
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