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Dry Laid Stone Walls Workshop
Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Dry Laid Stone Walls
Instructor: Kevin Fife
2 day class: Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30
Class Times: 9am-4pm both days
Total fee: $145 CSV Members, $159.50 non-members (includes $10 materials)
Historic stone walls are an integral feature of the New England landscape. During this two-day, hands-on workshop, Kevin Fife, specialist of stone wall construction, will explain how to repair existing dry-laid stone walls and how to construct new ones. Included are the processes of picking, sorting and moving stone. Work boots and work gloves are recommended. Necessary tools are supplied, though stone tools are always welcome. No experience necessary.
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Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit.
Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.
Canterbury Shaker Village offers visitors a variety of engaging experiences in one of the most picturesque settings in northern New England. Find your inspiration in hands-on workshops, events, exhibits, tours, and demonstrations. Shop for regional handcrafts in the museum store and enjoy lunch at the Farm Stand Cafe. Visit us at www.shakers.org