Concord Museum Forum with Geologist Robert Thorson – Concord: Laid in Stone

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Concord Museum Forum with Geologist Robert Thorson – Concord: Laid in Stone

Join Geologist and New England’s foremost expert on stone walls, Robert Thorson, in a conversation on the fascinating history of Concord’s signature, but often forgotten, landform- stone walls on Wednesday, November 4, 7:00pm to 8:00pm. In this Concord Museum ForumThorson uncovers why New England is uniquely situated to be the quintessential landscape for stone walls and the work that communities like Concord, are doing to preserve them.

Robert M. Thorson is a Professor of Geology at the University of Connecticut, and the author of seven books including The Guide to Walden Pond, Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science, Exploring Stone Walls, and Stone by Stone: The Fascinating History in New England’s Stone Walls. He is also the coordinator of the Stone Wall Initiative, New England’s premiere resource for historic stone walls.

This Concord Museum Forum is virtual. Please register in advance on
www.concordmuseum.org and participants will be emailed a link to watch the program live on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

The program is free.

Tickets:
Free

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