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May 4th Presentation & Tour, “The Stone Walls of New England and New York”

JOIN US on Saturday, May 4th

At The Stone Trust Center in Dummerston, VT

6:30 pm: Dry Stone Wall Tour of The Stone Trust Center walls

7:30 pm Presentation on “The Stone Walls of New England and New York” by Susan Allport, author of “Sermons in Stone

Susan Allport, author of Sermons in Stone, will be giving a presentation based on her writings and research into the history of dry stone walls in New England and New York. The illustrated talk will be filled with great images of historic walls, and facts about the walls, who built them, and why. Sermons in Stone was first published in 1994 and is recognized as perhaps the best book about the history of stonewalls in New England. Signed books available after the presentation.

Preceding the presentation, join us from 6:30pm – 7:15 for a dry stone wall tour. DSWA-GB Master Craftsmen Brian Post and Jared Flynn will guide you through a the walls built at The Stone Trust. Learn about the many different features, walling styles, and types of stone in the short walk through the Training Center and Masters Features Park.

The presentation is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. We suggest a $10 donation to help cover costs of the event and to support The  Stone Trust’s mission.

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