Stone Arch Bridge Presentation: 2:00pm Townshend VT Town Hall. Townshend Historical Society is pleased to announce a presentation about the Townshend Stone Arch Bridges by Master Stonemason Michael Weitzner, of Thistle Stone Works in Brattleboro. Weitzner has completed an extensive Conditions Assessment of the six surviving stone arch bridges in our area; a selection of…
On a great fall weekend, participants built 14 feet of double stack wall and 25 feet of Galloway wall.
Brian Post narrates this exceptional view of the June 2018 Historic Rebuild Walling Weekend.
Brian Post narrates the 2-day process of bringing our bridge to life.
Daniel Peterson (Minnesota) is our Waller of the Month for October 2018. Click through to read more about Daniel.
See the progress through photos…
Celebrating the roots of dry stone walling and building walls to support farming and highlight the interconnection between local food and farmers and dry stone walling.
14 folks with a passion for stone walls came together from seven different states to learn the craft of dry stone wall building.
After months of structural design considerations, a workshop to prepare the site and another to lay the foundation and abutments, a determined group of wallers made the dry stone arched pony (foot) bridge a reality!
What an incredible day of looking up close at some of the best historic examples of dry stone bridges in New England!