Join The Stone Trust in an Evening of presentations about Dry Stone Walls on Sat. May 14th.
In the beautiful apple packing barn at Scott Farm, home of The Stone Trust. The address is 707 Kipling Rd Dummerston VT 05301.
Here is the itinerary (subject to updates) for Sat. May 14th
7:00pm Brief Introductory presentation about The Stone Trust.
Learn about The Stone Trust’s orgins, growth and current programming. By Brian Post Executive Director of The Stone Trust, Certified Advanced Waller and Licensed Landscape Architect.
7:15 Ribbons of Stone – an overview of the history and style in Scottish drystone.
This presentation will cover the history of the development of dry stone structures, with regional examples, using local stone to best advantage. Scotland has an amazing wealth of dry stone works dating back as much as 5000 years.
This presentation will be given by Nick Aitken, Certified Dry Stone Waller Master Craftsmen, instructor and examiner. Nick was one of the lead wallers for the local government in the Highlands of Scotland, and he is volunteering his time for this presintation. He is the author of a soon to be published book of dry stone walling terminology.
8:15 Dry Stone a film by Graham Deneen.
This short film takes an peaceful look at New England Walls and a few of the people who make them.
A $10 donation is appreciated for attending this evening event. No preregistration required. We look forward to seeing you there!