New Salisbury preserve a boon for boulderers

George Massey of the Salisbury Association Land Trust described the importance of the trust’s latest acquisition, the Shostak Preserve, on Sunday, Aug. 12. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

The Salisbury Association Land Trust has acquired a 54-acre parcel of land, now known as the Shostak Preserve, along Route 7 in Salisbury (with a little bit in Sharon).

The land was donated by Carolyn Lu, the widow of Mitchell Shostak. There was a brief and informal ceremony at the Shostak cottage on the banks of the Housatonic River on Sunday, Aug. 12.

George Massey, from the Land Trust, said the land abuts the Appalachian Trail and the general vicinity of the intersection of routes 7 and 112.

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