Querying in Westford started in 1600’s Westford was still part of Chelmsford – why the granite is called Chelmsford granite. Westford split from Westford when because it got too far to go to church in present day Chelmsford – Westford is west Chelmsford – spilt in 1729 Used granite used then in hearthstones, thresholds, stairs and dams for mills