Sermons in Stone: The Stone Walls of New England and New York

september, 2019

28sep10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedSermons in Stone: The Stone Walls of New England and New York10:30 am - 11:30 am Hollister House Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Road, Washington CT, 06793

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Event Details

Sermons in Stone is the enthralling story of the stone walls that are everywhere in New England. It is a story that.begins in the Ice Age and that has been shaped by the fencing dilemmas of the nineteenth century, by conflicts between Native Americans and colonists over land use and by American waves of immigration and suburbanization. In this surprising and illuminating talk Susan Allport will illustrate how these walls are much more than monuments to the skill of Yankee farmers.

Susan Allport is a science writer turned baker whose books have focused on the world around her. Her book, Sermons in Stone: The Stone Walls of New England and New York has been praised as a “well-written, fascinating contribution to the region’s social and economic history”

Time

(Saturday) 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

Hollister House Garden

300 Nettleton Hollow Road, Washington CT, 06793

Organizer

Hollister House GardenPamela Moffett 300 Nettleton Hollow Road

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