Retrospect: Selling Alabama stone

The Moretti-Harrah Marble Company's championing of Sylacauga marble

Supreme Court interior in the U.S. Capitol. USCapitol, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. In the early twentieth century, there was no better promoter of Alabama’s burgeoning marble industry than Giuseppe Moretti. The famed Italian-born sculptor helped establish nearly a dozen companies that quarried, sold and distributed white and blue Sylacauga marble.…

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