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ExpiredPostponed: Dry Stone Features Tour – Self Guided (10th Anniv. Part 7)

  • Self Guided Stone Feature Tour
    April 1, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event is being rescheduled.

Monday May 25th, anytime between 9am and 5pm.

Check out some of the fantastic dry stone features and walls near The Stone Trust.   Visit some of the best loved features like the Stone Cairn Christmas Trees built by Jared Flynn, and the, Wilder Cemetery Arch along with some others that are not normally open to the public.  Grab a map at The Stone Trust and check out all there is to see both at The Stone Trust Center and nearby.

The tour is free and open to everyone.  Registration for the tour is not required.  Just come to the Stone Trust Center at Scott Farm to start and get a map to  the other sites.

Please make sure respect the owners and neighbors of the tour sites by limiting you visits to between 9am  and 5pm.

For those that wish, we will also be working on cleaning up from the prior weeks activities, so feel free to swing by the center a lend a hand for an hour or two.  Its always fun to spend time with wallers at The Stone Trust!

Additional details about the sites will follow.

Jelly Mill Foundation Ruins and Waterfalls
Dummerston Town Pound
Stone Christmas Trees
Tree number 3!
Wilder Cemetery Arch By Dan Snow

Part 7 of 7 of our 10th Anniversary Events!

JOIN US IN
CELEBRATING 10 YEARS!!!

Click here to read an overview of all the celebration events

(Register for each part separately using the links below)

WORKSHOPS AND WALLING:

May 20 – 22:  Curved Wall and Cheek End Feature Build Workshop.   Wed – Fri, 9am-5pm each day.  Run as a combined 5.20 Feature Build Workshop and 4.70 advanced walling day for certified wallers.  Team up and learn loads! Some course requirements required.

May 23 & 24:   Slate Sphere Feature Build.  Sat & Sun, 9am-5pm each day.  Run as a combined 5.20 Feature Build Workshop and 4.70 advanced walling day for certified wallers.  Team up and learn loads! Some course requirements required.

May 23 & 24:  1.20 Two-day Introduction to Dry Stone Walling Course.  Sat & Sun, 9am-5pm each day.   Learn how to build dry stone walls and be part of the excitement of the 10th anniversary events.  No experience needed.

May 25:  Tour of local stone features.  Sunday, anytime.  Take a self guided tour of local dry stone walls, features, and more!  Take a map with you and enjoy the day.

EVENING EVENTS:

Friday, May 22, 7 – 9pm. 10 Years of The Stone Trust Celebration Evening.  Join us at the Scott Farm Apple Barn to celebrate 10 years!  Mingle with wallers, supporters and volunteers. Hors d’oeuvres and camaraderie in a casual setting.

Saturday, May 23, 6 – 9pm. Rock Your 10!  Sixteen 10 minute presentations of work by professional and amateur wallers and stone workers.  Take to the stage yourself, or just come and watch.  While you watch, enjoy TJ Mora’s Paella and more!

Sunday, May 24, 7 – 9pm.  A Conversation with Dan Snow and Whitney Brown. Join us for a delightful evening presentation in the form of slide shows and back and forth dialog with two dry stone wallers, artisans, and authors. This event is a joint fundraiser between the Latchis Arts and The Stone Trust.

Venue:  

Venue Phone: (802) 952-8600

Venue Website:

Address:
707 Kipling Rd, Dummerston, Vermont, 05301, United States

Description:

Located on Scott Farm, The Stone Trust Center is home to North America’s only indoor dry stone walling training and certification facility.  Outside is the Master Feature Park with all the features that can be used in the Advanced and Master Craftsman tests.  There is also a mini walling park where visitors can practice stacking small stones at table height.

Click for Directions and Transportation information.

The Landmark Trust USA has 3 restored historic homes available as places to stay. The Sugarhouse sleeps 2, the Kipling Carriage House sleeps 4, and the Dutton Farm House sleeps 8 people. All of these places to stay are with in a mile and a half of the The Stone Trust Center.  If coming with a group please check for availability.