"Can you guess WHY they call it Marble, Colorado??" Marble by 850prc
Marble Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 8 photos
The small town of Marble, Colorado is hardly a hiccup on today's maps. But it represents a rock solid contribution to America's history.
A local marble quarry, now pretty much dormant due to economic reasons, produced some of the world's finest marble. Much of their product was shipped overseas to Italy, to be turned into fine statuary.
And, marble from Marble was used to build both the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier(s) and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Nice little town these days. Not many people, but lots of good will and pride. BTW, my mother and (step)father-in-law live nearby.
- Pros:A tiny little town with a great deal of historical interest
- Cons:Wayyyyyyyy out of the way
- In a nutshell:If you're in the neighborhood, it's worth an hour's visit
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