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Led hike at historic Becket Quarry

September 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

EXPLORING THE BECKET LAND TRUST’S HISTORIC QUARRY & FOREST
Enjoy a leisurely hike to explore the historic quarry with Becket Land Trust founders, Ken and Ann Smith. Learn about granite quarrying from 1850-1950’s. Witness the quarry, now filled with water, surrounded by stands of beautiful white birch trees and the standing wooden derrick and winches. Hear how the Trust saved this property for recreation and developed miles of hiking trails. Wear sturdy footwear & bring drink/snack. 2 hours–2 to 3 miles.

Free parking.

Part of the Housatonic Heritage Walks 2019.

2020 -19th Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks–CANCELLED

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Date:
September 8, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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