georgia marble mining

  • Marble Museum | Discover Georgia Outdoors

    Marble Museum. Includes examples of fine marble and shows the history of marble mining in the area. Nelson was home to 50 Italian families brought by the Georgia Marble Company for their craftsmanship in marble carving and sculpting.

  • Pickens Marble Festival: Home

    Join us October 5-6, 2019 to celebrate the 39th Annual Georgia Marble Festival.... Where you will enjoy Arts, Crafts, Music & Performances on our Headliner Stage, Fine Art Gallery, Parade, Road Race, Quarry Tours, Kids Zone, Live Demonstrations of Marble & Granite Sculpting, Pottery, Chainsaw Carving and more along with an array of Festival Food

  • Georgia Marble Company - Wikipedia

    The Georgia Marble Company was founded in 1884 by Tate. Tate leased out all the land in Pickens County, Georgia, United States, that contained rich Georgia marble.Pickens County has a vein of marble 5 to 7 miles (8.0 to 11.3 km) long, a half mile wide, and up to 2,000 feet (610 m) deep.