Archive for August, 2015

August 6, 2015 |  by  |  No Comments

Anyone of any ability or age can learn to build a traditional, dry-laid stone wall!  Pictured in the pink hat is Edith Mauch, 9, daughter of Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum board member Jim Mauch.

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August 6, 2015 |  by  |  No Comments

What a great group of students who worked super hard during the July 25th traditional New England dry laid stone wall seminar held on the grounds of the Eric Sloane Museum​.  Instructor Eric Dill is phenomenal. Everyone chipped in to make it a wonderful day of hard work and laughter.  Thank you to everyone who came and made it such a special event!

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“Many hands make light work.”

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Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum board members Jim Mauch (left) and Jeff Bischoff (right) show why they should be sitting behind a desk and not performing physical labor.  Other, more intelligent course participants no doubt recognize their poor lifting techniques and general disregard of safety, physics, and common sense in this stunning display.

Eric Sloane and the art of the dry laid stone wall

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It isn’t a stone wall, it is a work of art!

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I think Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum board member Jeff Bischoff just invented the “stone wall selfie”!

Eric Sloane stone wall is a work of art!

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Eric Sloane stone wall

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Thanks to board member Jeff Bischoff for sending this photo of the progress on the stone wall at the Eric Sloane Museum.  The photo shows a nice interplay between the wall commissioned by the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum, the stone hearth of the Noah Blake cabin, and the Kent Iron Furnace.

August 2, 2015 |  by  |  No Comments

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The Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum are happy to have Mike Everett join our board.  Mike has a wealth of experience and will be an asset to the Friends and the museum alike. Mike (left) and Jeffrey Bischoff (right) in the Eric Sloane Museum.

Thank you to new and renewing members of the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum

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The Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum welcome new members Roger and Marsha Smith and returning members Phyllis Oria and the Melissa Roth Cherniske family. Thank you all for supporting the legacy of Eric Sloane and the museum he founded.

Traditional New England Dry Laid Stone Wall Progress at the Eric Sloane Museum

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More photos from the May 9th stone wall building seminar held on the grounds of the Eric Sloane Museum.  Thanks to board member Jeffrey Bischoff for serving as project manager.

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