The Crooks and McLean Company monument shop in Carthage

The Crooks and McLean Company monument shop at 225 State Street in Carthage. In the early 1900s, Crooks and McLean Co was the largest retail dealer of granite and marble monument work in northern New York. One of Crooks and McLean’s biggest projects was the mausoleum for the Frederick Marcy estate in Boonville in 1907, which was made with 70-80 tons of granite from Mt. Airy, North Carolina. Circa 1900. Carthage, NY. Photo donated by Jim Fitzsimons.

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