The Slate Valley Museum offers an exciting range of programs, exhibitions, and special events that share its mission to collect, catalog, conserve, exhibit, and interpret materials, artifacts, machines, and information that demonstrate the geology of slate and the history of slate quarrying and the quarrying community in the Slate Valley of New York and Vermont.
Quarry Dog Day - A day long event of programs, demonstrations, children's activities, exhibits, and items for sale surrounding the quarry worker's best friend, his dog! Also enjoy; exhibits of historic artifacts from the area's renowned slate quarries and mills; displays revealing the science and art of slate quarrying, and its influence on the culture of the Slate Valley; a geological display illustrating the natural history of slate; and works of art using slate as inspiration or material.
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