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New England Stone Walls with Award-Winning Writer and Producer, Kevin Gardner; Hosted by WPI Tech Old Timers

Wednesday, May 04, 2022
10:30 am to 12:30 pm




Kevin Gardner is a master stone mason with Owen Associates, a small family business in New Hampshire that designs, constructs, repairs, and restores traditional New England-style stone walls. Gardner has participated in major restoration projects and training workshops at Canterbury Shaker Village, Acadia National Park, and many other historic sites in New England. He is an award-winning writer and producer for New Hampshire Public Radio. 

Tech Old Timers members, and prospective members, are invited to join us to see Kevin in action as he builds a stone wall during his presentation on the history of New England stone walls, and the philosophy of building, repairing, and restoration of walls.

Learn about Kevin's books:

The Granite Kiss, Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls, 2001

Stone Building; How to Make New England Style Walls and Other Structures the Old Way, 2017


Wednesday, May 4, 2022


WPI, Higgins House 
Parking pass is required, and will be emailed to registrants. 


Mask Exceptions and Recommendations

Masks are optional indoors. 

WPI strongly recommends masking for anyone who is unvaccinated, immunocompromised, over the age of 75, or who lives and/or works closely with others who are immunocompromised or over the age of 75.

Guests, visitors, and spectators who are not in WPI’s testing program are asked to continue providing proof of vaccination or a negative test result when attending events on campus.



Tech Old Timers is Looking to the Future!

Completing its 64th year in business, Tech Old Timers is requesting your input toward the future success of this long-standing organization honoring social engagement, entertainment and educational opportunities for members of the WPI community.

Complete this brief survey to assist us in serving the social and programming needs for years ahead.


Thank You!

WPI Tech Old Timers Officers

Neil Norum, President (Staff, Retired)

Joaquim Ribeiro '58, Vice President

Allen Levesque '59, Treasurer

Paula Delaney '75, Secretary




Registration Deadline:
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 11:59 pm
Maureen Maynard, Office of Lifetime Engagement
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