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Sylacauga Marble

"This example of the world's purest white marble is 500 million years old, is 98 percent pure calcium carbonate, and weighs 29,000 pounds. This quality marble is found only in the Sylacauga area in a seam 32 miles long, 12 miles wide and 400 feet deep. This marble was donated by Georgia Marble Company and placed here by Conn Equipment Rental, the information plaque was done by Strickland Memorial, Inc."

Erected by Strickland Memorial, Inc.

Location. 33° 10.015′ N, 86° 15.115′ W. Marker is in Sylacauga, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is on South Norton Avenue south of West Fort Williams Street, on the right when traveling north. Located behind the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce.

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