The Butler Did It…

Gen. Ben. Butler, Jonas French and the Cape Ann Granite Company that is.

Quick work by Mark¬†Erwin id’d my mystery ¬†photo as the Philadelphia City Hall. A little more digging turned up precisely what part Cape Ann granite played in this building.

The following image is from:

“Philadelphia’s City Hall,”

By Allen M. Hornblum, George J. Holmes, page 110

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