Stone Fences

One of the beautiful points of interest along my commute are the stone fences that line miles and miles of farmland. The fences are built with a technique called dry-stone masonry. They're basically, just situated to fit on top of one another without any mortar. From what I can tell, these fences were built around Civil War times. All the literature online says that Irish masons came over here in the "mid 19th century and passed the craft along to slaves who became master artisans." Central Kentucky has one of the largest concentration of these fences still standing. It just so happens that my route has plenty to look at.

Just another reminder of how beautiful my bike commute is.

Get out there.

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