Roxbury Puddingstone

Massachusetts State Rock

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Church made of Roxbury puddingstone

The exterior of the Old South Church in Boston (built in 1874) is made out of  Roxbury conglomerate, or puddingstone; photo by Wally Gobetz on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Roxbury Puddingstone

In 1983 Roxbury Puddingstone (Roxbury Conglomerate) was designated the state rock of Massachusetts.

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Images

Gateway to Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston (completed in 1865) is made of Roxbury puddingstone and buff sandstone; photo by Elizabeth Thomsen on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Gateway made of Roxbury puddingstone