Board member Jeff Bischoff just sent this photo of today’s stone wall building seminar with local mason Carl Dill. There are still some openings for the stone wall building seminar on 5/16 and 7/25!


Eric Sloane and New England Stone

Eric Sloane and New England Stone

Traditional New England stone walls…

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…Learn how to build one.

Join master wall builder Carl Dill on the grounds of the Eric Sloane Museum of Kent, CT

Classes Held:  5/9, 5/16, 7/25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day.  $50.oo course fee registers you for one class date of your choice.  Spaces are limited.  Additional class dates TBA throughout the summer.

Special Event:  5/17 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Book signing, lecture, and stone wall tour by Robert Thorson, author of Stone by Stone and Exploring Stone Walls:  A Field Guide to New England’s Stone Walls.  This event is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum.  Robert will be signing books.  Bring yours or purchase one new at the event (proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum).

More Information:  Barb Russ, the Eric Sloane Museum 860-927-3849

                                            Jeff Bischoff, Friends board member 203-252-1321

Class Information Session 4/11 @ 9 a.m. in the Kent Town Hall with Instructor Robert Dill.  This session is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about the stone wall building courses to be held throughout the summer and fall of 2015.  Refreshments will be served.

The 2015 season at the Eric Sloane Museum is devoted to Eric Sloane and New England Stone.  Please join us in celebration of the stone wall architecture of New England.