19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Old Stone Fence and Trees

Littered around the land in New England are historic stone fences that have been around since settling of the land in the 1600s. Stones, plentiful in New England, were use to build fences becoming markers as to the settlement of immigrants. The stones were found in fields and were often moved to build fences or were used in buildings.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Rockport, MA, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3500
Copyright: © Amy K. Lewis