Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018
Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m
Place: The hike departs from Andy Lee Field, Woodstock, NY.
Discover the Cairns and Effigy Walls of Overlook Mountain
A 4 hour hike with NYS DEC licensed OMC guides Dave Holden and Glenn Kreisberg, will discuss the following:
Who made the stone structures in our woods and on our mountainsides? When were they made and for what purpose? How was the land used by those long ago?
Quarries, property boundaries, survey markers, stone walls, cairns, standing stones, astronomical alignments, star maps and effigies.
Could there be more to the story we still don’t fully understand?
Discuss indigenous culture and ancient times in our region Including Landscape Archaeology and Archaeoastronomy
Dress for the spring forecast with layers.Bring lunch or snack and some water.
Moderate to mildly strenuous hiking involving walking on steep slopes and stepping over downed trees and dead logs.
Well behaved dogs and donations are welcome.