Broad Creek Soapstone Quarries

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Broad Creek Soapstone Quarries
Nearest city Dublin, Maryland
Governing body Private
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Added to NRHP May 12, 1975

The Broad Creek Soapstone Quarries, also known as Orr Prehistoric Steatite Quarry Archeological Site, is an archeological site located near Dublin, just south of Whiteford, Harford County, Maryland. The site includes evidence of the manufacture of vessels from boulders instead of from bedrock. This activity dated from 1700 to 1000 B.C.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Broad Creek Soapstone Quarries". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 

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