Putnam County’s Mysterious Stone Chambers: Panel Discussion
The Stone Chambers of Putnam County are a captivating mystery as there is great uncertainty regarding their origins and purpose. Theories abound regarding their origin – are they root cellars of colonial construction or perhaps ancient sites associated with Celts, Vikings, or Indigenous Peoples? The truth remains elusive as their exact date of construction and creators remain unknown. Despite the diverse beliefs on their origin, there is consensus that these chambers are manmade. They display incredible craftsmanship, some stretching over 30 feet in length and up to 10 feet in their interior width. Their stone walls have been meticulously constructed without mortar, displaying a unique “corbelled” design, gently curving inward towards ceilings that can reach over six feet. On Friday night, immerse yourself in a lively panel discussion featuring five leading experts and enthusiasts in the field of stone structures in the Northeast. Our esteemed panel will share their insights and theories about the origins and mysteries surrounding the Stone Chambers. The panel will take place both in-person at the Desmond Fish Public Library Community Room in Garrison, New York, and simultaneously broadcast on Zoom, allowing attendees from around the world to participate. Our panel of authors, researchers, and enthusiasts includes: Chip Marks, Michael Menders, David Steinberg, Craig Watters, and Linda Zimmerman.
Putnam County’s Mysterious Stone Cham...
Date and Time
Friday Oct 6, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Friday, October 6th, 7PM
Desmond-Fish Public Library 472 NY-403, Garrison, NY 10524 AND streamed virtually.