The main problem is that stone is both a traditional building material and the marrow of the most important archaeology in New England. The management of stone walls cuts deep into the conflict between community control of their landscape it shares, and the rights of private property. There are no easy answers.
- Key components of the management process.
- Three Types of Wall for a simple strategy of managing walls.
- Assessing the value of a wall. This is a real-estate challenge.
- Balancing the two traditions. The balance is between keeping walls as architecture and letting them be the archaeology they want to be.
- Typical management scenario, which is being replayed in town after town.