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UPDATE: Save America’s Treasures Grant Helps Preserve Townshend’s Historic Follett Stone Arch Bridges

Townshend Historical Society

“Townshend Historical Society has been awarded a $221,000 Save America’s Treasures grant from the national Historic Preservation Fund. Together with a matching sum raised by the Historical Society and Town of Townshend, the grant will partly fund restoration of the West Townshend Stone Arch Bridge. It is to be administered by the National Park Service…

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“We’re Not Broken” – Experience the blending of traditions, music and dry stone walling

Think back to an early evening in August. Imagine yourself at a dance party at the Stone Trust Center at the Scott Farm in Dummerston, Vermont. It happened! Musician Rachel Bell brought Eloise & Co, a collaboration with Becky Tracy and others who move souls and feet with acoustic music rooted in contra dance and…

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“Always invest in good tools”–A legacy of Vermont stone mason and sculptor Terrance Dinnan

Tai Dinnan and the Stone Trust are partnering to sell the inventory of stone working tools accumulated over the career of Charlotte, Vermont stonemason and sculptor Terrence (Terry) Dinnan.  Terry died unexpectedly in April of 2021.  Tai hopes to sell these tools to artists who will put them to work, continuing in the spirit of…

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Self-organizing made for easy, fun work at the final Women’s Intro of 2022

A great group of twelve women participated in the last Women’s 1-day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Workshop of 2022. You came with a variety of skills and experience in related spheres–carpentry, restoration gardening, landscape architecture. Some of you are self-taught, having built or rebuilt walls on your property, and you’re looking for a solid…

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