Jostle Stone Survey (Heritage Week 2021)

In cooperation with OpenStreetMap Ireland, KAS have agreed to hold a Heritage Week event surveying jostle stones in Co. Kilkenny (other historical societies are invited to join in, though). What are jostle stones aka guard stones? Jostle stones were used in the times of horse drawn carriages to avoid collisions of the carriage with walls […]

Jostle Stones – Heritage Hidden in Plain Sight

Anne-Karoline Distel will talk about jostle stones in Kilkenny and Europe. She will also give an introduction into OpenStreetMap and its potential for heritage societies. She has created several YouTube tutorial videos about mapping heritage using OpenStreetMap which can be found on her channel. The lecture will be held on Zoom; members will receive an […]