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post #16 of (permalink) Old 12-20-2010, 10:14 PM
fishykid1
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Originally Posted by mistergreen View Post
I visit CT often and see these stone wall up in the mountains. I believe some of them were built by slaves.
The walls were built by farmers and land owners as land property markers. My grandfather built his wall around 40 acres over the past 50 years. Around Ashford, CT and smaller towns, those markers are still used today as property barriers. Just a little history I've learned from CT family.
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