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Brownstone Park - Water Park, Zip Lines, Cliff Jump, Swim ...

Brownstone Park is hiring lifeguards for the 2019 summer season! Learn More. Gifts full of adventure! Special Offers ; There's nothing like giving a day of adventure with memories that last! Day passes and season passes are available online. Learn More. Book school outings camp trips. Park News, Special Offers; Looking for something new for your campers or a school field trip? Learn More ...

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Groups

Brownstone Park has hosted groups from Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts,

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Events Programs

Brownstone Park offers on-site American Red Cross lifeguard training available

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Gear Food

Equipment Rental Pricing Day Weekend; Snorkeling Package (mask, fins, boots,

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Park Info

We can generally reply to your questions within one business day, but please take a few

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Swimming Water Obstacles

Brownstone Park is the perfect place to hang out with friends and family. We have plenty

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Cliff Jump

Jump off a cliff at Brownstone Park! Why not? Without a doubt, this is where people tend

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Brownstone Quarry, Portland, CT - thisoldhouse2

The Portland Brownstone Quarries are a set of historic quarries in Portland, Connecticut. The brownstone mined from these quarries was an important source for

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Hours Directions - Visit Brownstone Park this Summer!

161 Brownstone Avenue Portland, Conn. 06480 (866) 860-0208 From Route 9 North or South in Middletown, proceed eastbound over the Arrigoni Bridge (Route 17) and at the fifth stop light, take a left onto Middlesex Avenue.

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About Brownstone Quorum

The volunteers commenced site work and presented the first Quarry Focus Day to introduce residents to their newest park. In July, they participated in a planning charrette organized by John Monroe. In October 2000, the volunteers, now known at the Brownstone Quorum, hosted the ceremony and reception dedicating the quarries as the Portland Brownstone Quarries National Historic Landmark. Third ...

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Zip Lines - Brownstone Park

Brownstone Park features Zip Lines! For the 2020 season even through we are operating at 25% of capacity 8 out ... Featured Video. Upcoming Events. There are no upcoming events at this time. Buy Passes. Brownstone Park. 161 Brownstone Avenue Portland, Connecticut (866) 860-0208. Contact Us. Activities. Swimming Water Obstacles; Zip Lines; Cliff Jump; Rope Swing; Wakeboarding ; Rock

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Portland’s Quarry View showcasing brownstone legacy one ...

20/01/2020  The property has sat abandoned since 2012 when Mike Meehan closed his Portland Brownstone Quarries at the corner of Brownstone Avenue and Middlesex Avenue — the last of more than 5 million cubic...

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Brownstone Quarry, Portland Ct - YouTube

19/09/2011  The quarry turned into a swimming hole for fun with Zip lines.

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NCPTT The Geology of Portland (CT) Brownstone, and ...

The Geology of Portland (CT) Brownstone, and Quarry Factors to Consider in Block/Slab Selection for In-Kind Replacement of Portland Brownstone G. Michael Meehan, president, Portland Brownstone Quarries . First I would like to thank Robert and staff for their hospitality and Dr. Turner for some of the images that I will be using. In 20 minutes I will cover 200 million years of geologic history ...

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About Brownstone Quorum

The volunteers commenced site work and presented the first Quarry Focus Day to introduce residents to their newest park. In July, they participated in a planning charrette organized by John Monroe. In October 2000, the volunteers, now known at the Brownstone Quorum, hosted the ceremony and reception dedicating the quarries as the Portland Brownstone Quarries National Historic Landmark. Third ...

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Brownstone Quarry - Portland CT - DiveBuddy

Brownstone Quarry is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 161 Brownstone Avenue, Portland, CT 06480. This dive site has an average rating of 3.56 out of 5 from 9 scuba divers. The average visibility is 16-20ft/5-6m. Training platforms are available.

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Brownstone Quarry Portland Ct

28/06/2020  Brownstone exploration discovery park portland. Its a really cool place to spend the day and theyve got a grill and pizza section dippin dots big fan and the option to pay extra for kayaking or water. Cool off at connecticuts 1 water park zip lines wakeboards rock climb rope swing water slides inflatable water obstacles scuba and swim. 161 brownstone ave portland ct 06480 t. Address phone ...

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Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park – Portland, CT

12/08/2010  Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park – Portland, CT. Brownstone Park is a unique place. Build around an old brownstone quarry, the park features zip lines, rock climbing, cliff jumping, swimming, kayaking, scuba divine, wakeboarding, and inflatables. The natural site itself (ignoring the park) is a unique geological site for Connecticut.

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BROWNSTONE PARK CONNECTICUT! ZIP LINE AND CLIFF

24/07/2015  Brownstone Exploration Discovery Park in Portland CT is the Number 1 Adventure Park in Southern New England. It's got zip lining, cliff jumping, rope climb...

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Brownstone Park Portland, Connecticut. Formerly a ...

07/11/2009  Brownstone Park. Portland, Connecticut. Formerly a brownstone quarry. Many buildings in New England were made from the brownstone block cut from this quarry.

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Brownstone Park-Portland Ct 2015_0057 The park is in a ...

12/08/2015  The park is in a National Historic Landmark Quarry. Located at 161 Brownstone Ave. Portland Ct. USA The Park Has. -A total of 14 zip lines.The traditional drop zip line is set up so you can drop from 20 feet or just above the water. -Rope Swing. Fly up to 20 feet through the air. You need to have some upper-body strength to get the full "swing" experience that can launch you more than 20

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Portland Brownstone Quarries - YouTube

17/01/2012  Professor Joe Buchek arranged for his class to tour the Portland Brownstone Quarries in November 2011. Special thanks to Mike Meehan. This is a fall semester...

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Portland’s Quarry View showcasing brownstone legacy one ...

20/01/2020  PORTLAND — Tucked away in an abandoned brownstone quarry, Dean Soucy maneuvers his backhoe pushing around huge blocks of stone. The 61-year-old Soucy has been moving earth since he was 17, but ...

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NCPTT The Geology of Portland (CT) Brownstone, and ...

The Geology of Portland (CT) Brownstone, and Quarry Factors to Consider in Block/Slab Selection for In-Kind Replacement of Portland Brownstone G. Michael Meehan, president, Portland Brownstone Quarries . First I would like to thank Robert and staff for their hospitality and Dr. Turner for some of the images that I will be using. In 20 minutes I will cover 200 million years of geologic history ...

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You are here - NCPTT National Center for Preservation ...

17/08/2015  Any use of trade, product, or firm names on this website is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the National Park Service. This project is sponsored by the National Center for Preservation Technology Training, an office of the National Park Service.

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The Quarry That Built Boston and ... - Connecticut Explored

31/03/2016  This is the Portland Quarry, where Connecticut’s famous brownstone has been quarried for more than 300 years. In the early Mesozoic era—220 million to 195 million years ago—sandstone was deposited here in continental rift basins that formed when the super-continent of Pangaea (or Pangea) began to break apart. The Atlantic floor started to spread, and the Eastern Border Fault formed a ...

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BROWNSTONE PARK CONNECTICUT! ZIP LINE AND CLIFF

24/07/2015  Brownstone Exploration Discovery Park in Portland CT is the Number 1 Adventure Park in Southern New England. It's got zip lining, cliff jumping, rope climb...

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Portland Brownstone Quarries - YouTube

17/01/2012  Professor Joe Buchek arranged for his class to tour the Portland Brownstone Quarries in November 2011. Special thanks to Mike Meehan. This is a fall semester...

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Portland's Last Quarry Is Closing - Hartford Courant

26/02/2012  During the brownstone craze of the 19th century, Portland shipped 5 million cubic yards of the chocolate-colored rock down the Connecticut River, much of it

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Fun Facts About Brownstones - Dixon Leasing

Much of the brownstone used in New York City was shipped in from New Jersey and Connecticut, especially from Portland, Connecticut where the last quarry closed down in 2012. It's estimated that 80 percent of the brownstone used in New York City homes came from Portland. 3. Today's highly-prized brownstones were once looked down upon. According to the New-York Historical Society, because ...

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BROWNSTONE PARK CT !!! - YouTube

05/07/2016  Brownstone Park CT 2016, GoProHero4, July 4th Weekend.Music By: Vampire Weekend - A Punk Drop Steady - System Sound

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BROWNSTONE PARK!! (Zip Lining, Cliff Jumping, Rope Swing ...

22/07/2017  Hey guys please hit the LIKE and SUBSCRIBE buttons if you enjoyed! Also, drop a COMMENT down below!Today we went to Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park...

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Portland Riverside Marina - A New England Camping Gem

31/03/2021  And the state park is really quite lovely. Also nearby is the Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park. This was once a brownstone quarry. Today it offers many water sport activities such as cliff diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, and water craft activities. Then there is Hartford, CT. It is the capital of Conneticut with plenty of enjoyable ...

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NCPTT The Geology of Portland (CT) Brownstone, and ...

The Geology of Portland (CT) Brownstone, and Quarry Factors to Consider in Block/Slab Selection for In-Kind Replacement of Portland Brownstone G. Michael Meehan, president, Portland Brownstone Quarries . First I would like to thank Robert and staff for their hospitality and Dr. Turner for some of the images that I will be using. In 20 minutes I will cover 200 million years of geologic history ...

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Directions to Brownstone Quarry, Portland, CT

Directions to Brownstone Quarry, Portland, CT . From the Danbury area: I 84 East to I691 to Route 66 East to downtown Middletown . Turn left on Main Street (still Route 66) (next to last light before CT River) Follow 66 across the bridge in right hand lane . At the end of the bridge take an immediate right and follow road around under the bridge, paralleling the river, until you come to the ...

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Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park – Portland, CT

12/08/2010  Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park – Portland, CT. Brownstone Park is a unique place. Build around an old brownstone quarry, the park features zip lines, rock climbing, cliff jumping, swimming, kayaking, scuba divine, wakeboarding, and inflatables. The natural site itself (ignoring the park) is a unique geological site for Connecticut.

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Brownstone Quarry - Portland CT - DiveBuddy

Brownstone Quarry is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 161 Brownstone Avenue, Portland, CT 06480. This dive site has an average rating of 3.56 out of 5 from 9 scuba divers. The average visibility is 16-20ft/5-6m. Training platforms are available.

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Brownstone Quarry Portland Ct

28/06/2020  Brownstone exploration discovery park portland. Its a really cool place to spend the day and theyve got a grill and pizza section dippin dots big fan and the option to pay extra for kayaking or water. Cool off at connecticuts 1 water park zip lines wakeboards rock climb rope swing water slides inflatable water obstacles scuba and swim. 161 brownstone ave portland ct 06480 t. Address phone ...

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Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park – Portland, CT

12/08/2010  Brownstone Park is a unique place. Build around an old brownstone quarry, the park features zip lines, rock climbing, cliff jumping, swimming, kayaking, scuba divine, wakeboarding, and inflatables. The natural site itself (ignoring the park) is a unique geological site for Connecticut. The years of excavation have created shear brown stone ...

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CT Brownstone Quarrie Waterpark-Portland Ct Flickr

Brownstone Water Park. The park is in a National Historic Landmark Quarry. Located at 161 Brownstone Ave. Portland Ct. USA The Park Has. -A total of 14 zip lines.The traditional drop zip line is set up so you can drop from 20 feet or just above the water. -Rope Swing Fly up to 20 feet through the air and experience the thrill. You need to have some upper-body strength to get the full swing ...

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Brownstone Park Portland, Connecticut. Formerly a ...

07/11/2009  Brownstone Park. Portland, Connecticut. Formerly a brownstone quarry. Many buildings in New England were made from the brownstone block cut from this quarry.

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Portland Brownstone Quarries - YouTube

17/01/2012  Professor Joe Buchek arranged for his class to tour the Portland Brownstone Quarries in November 2011. Special thanks to Mike Meehan. This is a fall semester...

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