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Stone piles, Westkill

New postby dundee » Sun Jun 07, 2015 9:40 pm

Just a few minutes in on the Westkill/Diamond Notch Trail there are several stone piles in the woods on the left. They are not just piles, but neatly contructed and visible from the trail. Anyone know what they were used for?
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Re: Stone piles, Westkill

New postby mike » Tue Jun 09, 2015 10:00 pm

Usually they would put the stones in a pile while clearing a field. You can see lots of them in the Catskills Mtns
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Re: Stone piles, Westkill

New postby dundee » Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:26 am

Normally, yes, that would be the case, but these aren't just piles that you find in most places. These are carefully constructed, almost artistically done. someone put some time into these.

I'll see if I have pics.
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Re: Stone piles, Westkill

New postby mike » Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:36 pm

You will see them in a number of places around the Catskills.
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