PRATTSVILLE — Zadock Pratt Museum presents Spirits in Stone book presentation by Glenn Kreisberg, Saturday, August 24 at 1 p.m. Mr. Kreisberg will be discussing his latest book and answering questions about the ancient practice of observational astronomy. Following his book presentation, Kreisberg will lead a hike at ancient monolith on Beech Ridge Road in Prattsville.
Author, outdoor guide, and radio engineer, Kreisberg researches archaeoastronomy and landscape archaeology in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains of New York. His books include Mysteries of the Ancient Past, Lost Knowledge of the Ancients, and Spirits in Stone. He served two terms as vice president of the New England Antiquities Research Association (NEARA) and studied archaeoastronomy at SUNY and archaeoacoustics in Malta. He is co-founder of the non-profit Overlook Mountain Center (www.overlookmountain.org) in Woodstock, NY, where he lives with his wife and two teenage children.
Zadock Pratt Museum is located in the 19th century Greek Revival home of Congressman, banker, soldier, and tannery owner Zadock Pratt. The house was built in 1828 and re-designed in 1856. Since 1986 it’s been on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum, which opened to the public in 1959, celebrates its sixtieth anniversary this summer. Learn more at zadockprattmuseum.org.
14540 Main Street / Rte 23