Tour of local stone walls with The Stone Trust’s Dan Snow, June 5

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Date(s) - 06/05/2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Stone Trust

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Dan Snow of The Stone Trust will lead a tour of notable stone walls and other dry stone structures in Dummerston and Brattleboro this Sunday, June 5, at 3 p.m. as part of the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) series “Hidden in the Hills.Admission is $30 ($25 for BMAC members). Space is limited. Register at brattleboromuseum.org or call 802-257-0124, x101.

The tour will begin and end at The Stone Trust, located at Scott Farm in Dummerston. Participants will begin with a short walking tour at The Stone Trust, followed by a guided tour via van of nearby stone structures. The group will disembark at each location to hear from Snow about the structure and how it was built.

Snow is an art maker specializing in dry stone constructions. He has been building with stone since 1972, when he helped restore a 13th-century castle in Italy. In 1986, he was an apprentice  dyker in Scotland. Snow achieved the status of DSWA Mastercraftsman in 2000. He is the author of “In the Company of Stone” and “Listening to Stone.” Snow has created stone works and led workshops in 13 states and eight countries.

The rain date for the event is Sunday, June 12.

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