The Geological Heritage of Carlow Exhibition
This exhibition explores the geological heritage of Carlow. It was done in association with Carlow County Council Heritage Office and Stone Developments Limited. It mainly consists of panels and material linked to the area (rocks, fossils and minerals).
This exhibition was displayed in County Buildings, Carlow Town, from 8th to 26th September 2003. Contact the Carlow Heritage Office at 0503 36201 or firstname.lastname@example.org for loan of this exhibition in the future.
Themes covered by the exhibition:
• First geological map of Carlow
• Carlow's earliest geologists!
• The Carlow fence
• Carlow's scientists
• Carlow's past life
• The Coal Measures
|• Culm crushers|
• Granite working - a living tradition
• Keeping Mining Heritage Alive
• Ballyellin quarry
• Rocks for resources
• Lime for industry
• Limestone for agriculture
• Granite as building stone
• Limestone for building
The exhibition was part of the Carlow geological heritage project - an action of the Carlow Heritage Plan 2003-2007 - which also comprised the audit of county geological sites.