From the Archives

Previous editions from The Boston Globe's archives series.

A turn of the century picture of a Brighton quarry, one of many run by the Rowe family.

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Quarries in New England

The last active Quincy quarry closed in 1963, but there are still active quarries in New England, some of which are used the ubiquitous granite counter-top.

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1972 Stones concert at the Garden

The Rolling Stones were arrested at an airport after an altercation, and didn’t appear onstage until after midnight.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/wollaston009-2373[1].jpg Wollaston Beach in Quincy

Wollaston Beach in Quincy first opened in 1908 with the completion of Quincy Shore Drive.

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