Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives

Arnprior Marble: From the Cemetery to the Senate


Archives volunteers Dave and Mary Forsyth wrote this thorough history of Arnprior marble and its uses in many buildings and monuments in the Ottawa Valley and beyond. Records indicate that the marble industry was well underway before the lumber boom that is most well-known as the characteristic industry of the Ottawa Valley's history. The study evolved from questions posed while preparing geology tour guides for the Macnamara Field Naturalists Club.

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