In 1982, Champlain Stone began as a one-man quarry operation with Michael Morey extracting stone by hand and hauling it to the marketplace to sell.
The original operation was financed by Michael's brother, Mark, who loaned him $5.00 a day, a vehicle and some basic tools. Morey surrounded himself with experts in the industry along with family and friends who were intrigued by his determination, passion and 'hands-on, we can do it' approach. His first major project was secured with an order of South Bay Quartzite® for Stratton Mountain Ski Center in Vermont. To read more, click on "Download story" above.