A NYS Nonprofit Corporation
Researching Archaeoastronomy &
Landscape Archaeology in
our Region and Beyond
Summer - Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York
Winter on Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York
Summer on Overlook Mountain Summit
Artists at Overlook Mountain, Woodstock, New York
Identify and protect Native American ceremonial stone landscapes (CSL)
as resources of cultural significance
"Let the Landscape Speak"
- Doug Harris
Environment - Culture - Community
See scheduled programs below.
You can also schedule a guided hike with the Overlook Mountain Center, or have us create a custom program for you or your group.
We can accommodate special needs. All OMC outdoor guides are licensed by the NYS Department of Conservation (DEC).
Contact us: 845 417 8384 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Look for info on upcoming and past hikes posted here
Presentations & Workshops
Look for info on upcoming and past talks and workshops posted here
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm As an alternative to Columbus Day join us to celebrate and honor the first people to inhabit the Catskills by visiting several Manitou Hassennech (spirit stones) sites, consisting of dry stacked stone cairns, stone rows, effigies and...read more
Sun. Sept 22nd 3 pm - 6 pm, join Overlook Mountain Center DEC guides Glenn Kreisberg and Dave Holden on a Fall Equinox Sunset Hike to Huckleberry Point, along the Wall of the Manitou. Encounter Manitou Achsinal (spirit stones) along the way in the form of hundreds of...read more
On Sun. Aug. 18th from 10 am - 1 pm, join Overlook Mountain Center DEC guides Dave Holden and Glenn Kreisberg for a hike exploring the stone constructions found in upper Lewis Hollow, some recently identified as "Manitou Hossennech" (spirit stones), by Doug Harris, of...read more
Sunday July 21st from 10am to 1 pm, join OMC guides Glenn Kreisberg and Dave Holden to explore the mysterious stone constructions found in Mink Hollow, including mega walls, cairn fields, possible effigies and alignments. Who built them, when and why? Wear appropriate...read more
On Sun. June 23rd from 10 am - 1 pm, join Overlook Mountain Center DEC guides Dave Holden and Glenn Kreisberg for a hike exploring the stone constructions found in upper Lewis Hollow, some recently identified as "Manitou Hassunnash" (spirit stones), by Doug Harris, of...read more
On Sun. May 12th from 10 am - 1 pm, join Overlook Mountain Center guides Dave Holden and Bruce Edwards for a hike exploring the stone constructions found in upper Lewis Hollow, some recently identified as "Manitou Hoseneche" (spirit stones), by Doug Harris, of the...read more
October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Register here http://catskillslark.org/park_events/archaeoastronomy-and-landscape-archaeology-workshop/ Let the Landscape Speak – Archaeoastronomy and Landscape Archaeology workshop and hike. Discover how ancient people constructed...read more
Funded through a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities Sat March 16th, 5 PM - Join Overlook Mountain Center & the Historical Society of Woodstock, at the Woodstock Community Center, for a workshop titled "Let the Landscape Speak", on identifying and...read more
Half-day and full day workshops explore landscape archaeology and archaeoastronomy in our region. Through presentations and site visits, we examine quarries, stone walls, stone mounds, property boundaries, survey markers, standing...read more