The Stone Trust NH, Mont Vernon

Broadview Farm, Mont Vernon, NH, Stone Trust Workshop Site

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About The Stone Trust NH

The Stone Trust NH in Mont Vernon, NH hosts walling workshops throughout the year. Located nearby to services and recreation, the training site is located amidst fields and woodland in historic Mont Vernon. The site includes multiple training walls that are periodically rebuilt in workshops as well as a number of dry stone features that are more permanent. Two free-standing training walls host multiple types of workshops. Quarried Stone from Alstead NH comprises the 40’ all while local NH fieldstone comprises the 65’ long training wall.  A workshop fieldstone retaining wall, steps and stairs, and flagging stations also allow the Stone Trust NH to host medley weekends. Other permanent features include:

  • Arched bridge
  • Tall garden wall
  • Bee Keep (construction in process)
  • Curved Walls (Level 3 feature builds)

If you are interested in attending a Stone Trust workshop but need financial aid, you can complete this scholarship application.

Broadview Farm Stone Trust workshop site wall

Lodging

There are many national hotel chains in Merrimack, Manchester, and Nashua. The Merrimack hotels are 25 minutes from BVF, while others are approximately 30 minutes away. Both Manchester and Nashua have a wide variety of dining and entertainment options.

There are also camping options nearby including:

Friendly Beaver Campground
Autumn Hills Campground

Local Attractions

  • Historic stone arch bridges in Hillsborough NH and surrounding area
  • Shopping at Merrimack Outlet Mall or Mall of NH in Manchester
  • Lamson Farm outdoor recreation area. This 250 acre historic town owned farm is a half mile from BVF.

Dining

Location

2 Lamson Road, Mont Vernon, NH, 03057