Stone Structures of Northeastern United States

2021-4-9  The Stone Structure of Northeastern United States website is a resource for information about historic stone structures, Native American ritual stone structure, and stone quarrying methods in Northeastern United States. It provides information about how to identify these stones structures, their history and purpose.

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Stone Structures of Northeastern U.S. - Prehistoric Section

2021-4-9  Northeastern U.S. and southeastern Canada have some of the highest concentrations of these structures. The structures include stone chambers, cairns, standing stones, enclosures, ceremonial walls, pedestal boulders (dolmens), balanced rocks, and niches. The sites are known as “Ceremonial Stone Landscapes” (CSL).

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Stone Structures of Northeastern U.S. - Prehistoric ...

2020-3-15  The Oracle Chamber is the most complex and sophisticated chamber found in Northeastern United States. It features an alcove entrance (once covered with roof stones) leading into an elongated north-south roof. On the west side of the room is small room. A speaking tube extends from inside the north-south room to underneath a pecked grooved stone.

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Stone Structures of Northeastern U.S. - Prehistoric - Spirits

2013-6-29  Stone was a building material. Chambers, enclosures, niches, spirit portals, and alignments are all made out of stone and associated with spirits. Mortars, hearths and fire pits are associated with food. The fire starter kit made up of two stones creates fire which is endowed with its own spirit.

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Stones of Northeastern U.S. - Historic - Stone Arch Bridges

2020-11-16  It was built in 1860-61. The arch was built of quarried bars. The first three levels of stone are 1- graduated, 2- larger than rest of arch stones. Curve for arch was formed by placing stone wedges at back of bars to tilt bar into correct angle.

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A Handbook of Stone Structures in Northeastern United ...

A Handbook of Stone Structures in Northeastern United States [Mary E. Gage] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Handbook of Stone Structures in Northeastern United States

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New England´s Mysterious “Megalithic” Stone Chambers

2017-9-20  Hidden across the rocky highlands of America´s quaint New England landscape are hundreds of mysterious “megalithic” Stone Chambers, possibly of ancient origin. Expertly constructed of mortar-free masonry and covered with earth, these strange structures

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Lost Histories: The Story of New England’s Stone

2013-12-23  Lost Histories: The Story of New England’s Stone Chambers. Photo by Benjamin Lord. In the frosty, pre-dawn darkness, three friends and I pulled off on a lonely stretch of road in Windham County, Vermont. The aging Subaru had bumped and heaved over the frozen ruts. We emerged, grateful to have our feet back on solid ground, and stumbled ...

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10 Best Ancient Structures We Still Don't Understand in ...

2021-2-1  These megalithic structures are airtight, making us believe that they were for an important purpose. Each of the boxes’ lid is granite cut and individually weighs about 30 tons. The level of stone cutting skill applied to these structures makes it hard for

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Six Mysterious Stone Structures of New England - New ...

Everyone knows that stone walls cover the New England landscape like honeycombs. But far fewer people know about the region’s hundreds of mysterious stone structures. In the 1930s, someone estimated that New England had 250,000 miles of stone walls. In the following decades came inventories of the region’s stone structures

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Mystery Hill (America's Stonehenge) New Hampshire

2021-6-19  America’s Stonehenge is not unique. Throughout northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, there are thousands of archaeological sites with stone cairns, niches, enclosures, standing stones, and other types of structures. Over 500 of these sites contain stone

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Lost Histories: The Story of New England’s Stone

2013-12-23  Lost Histories: The Story of New England’s Stone Chambers. Photo by Benjamin Lord. In the frosty, pre-dawn darkness, three friends and I pulled off on a lonely stretch of road in Windham County, Vermont. The aging Subaru had bumped and heaved over the frozen ruts. We emerged, grateful to have our feet back on solid ground, and stumbled ...

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Mysterious 7,000-year-old stone structures may be part of ...

2021-4-30  Sprawling rectangular structures scattered across northwest Arabia and dating back more than 7,000 years may have been part of a prehistoric cattle cult, researchers have found. More than 1,000 of ...

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WJ Structures About WJ Structures Stone Restoration

About Us. At W J Structures Ltd we have a team of highly experienced professionals with specialist skills in the restoration of the past and building for the future. We offer a variety of construction, restoration and stone masonry services to both commercial and private clients throughout the UK.

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15 Magnificent Structures Built From Stone Architectural ...

2019-9-16  15 Magnificent Structures Built From Stone. Photo by Mohammed Ballool / Omrania. Image courtesy of Phaidon. Stone is one of the world's oldest building materials, appreciated for its strength and ...

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These mysterious stone structures in Saudi Arabia are ...

2021-4-30  Tom Metcalfe. April 30, 2021, 7:11 AM 4 min read. Thousands of monumental structures built from walls of rock in Saudi Arabia are older than Egypt's pyramids and the ancient stone circles of Britain, researchers say – making them

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How The Incas Worked Stone - Science Frontiers

2012-12-24  An aura of mystery has always hung about the great "walls" at Saqsaywaman and Ollantaytambo (spellings vary). How could the Incas have quarried, dressed, transported, and lifted such huge stones? As usual with such remarkable ancient structures, the overzealous have proposed antigravity devices, stone

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10 Oldest Structures in the World (Updated 2020)

2021-9-5  These early structures were typically made of stone and used as burial chambers or temples. Most of these sites have become historic national treasures and provide insight into the lives of early humans. All of these structures still stand today

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10 Best Ancient Structures We Still Don't Understand in ...

2021-2-1  These megalithic structures are airtight, making us believe that they were for an important purpose. Each of the boxes’ lid is granite cut and individually weighs about 30 tons. The level of stone cutting skill applied to these structures makes it hard for

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Common Stone Types and Northeastern Lithic Technology

2007-4-7  Stone tools have been part of human technology for literally millions of years, and the Northeast Woodland region offers a unique assemblage of raw lithic materials for stone tool technology. Different materials and tools manufactured, used and left behind at a location can tell us a great deal peoples’ activities there.

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Mystery Hill (America's Stonehenge) New Hampshire

2021-6-19  America’s Stonehenge is not unique. Throughout northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, there are thousands of archaeological sites with stone cairns, niches, enclosures, standing stones, and other types of structures. Over 500 of these sites contain stone

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The history, science and poetry of New England's stone walls

2021-4-17  In 2002, Thorson published “Stone by Stone,” his first book on the topic, and he and his wife Kristine founded the Stone Wall Initiative in conjunction with the publication, which Thorson describes as the first geoarchaeological study of New England’s stone

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15 Magnificent Structures Built From Stone Architectural ...

2019-9-16  15 Magnificent Structures Built From Stone. Photo by Mohammed Ballool / Omrania. Image courtesy of Phaidon. Stone is one of the world's oldest building materials, appreciated for its strength and ...

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American Stonehenge: Monumental Instructions for the

2009-4-20  The Georgia Guidestones may be the most enigmatic monument in the US: huge slabs of granite, inscribed with directions for rebuilding civilization after the apocalypse. Only one man knows who ...

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WJ Structures About WJ Structures Stone Restoration

About Us. At W J Structures Ltd we have a team of highly experienced professionals with specialist skills in the restoration of the past and building for the future. We offer a variety of construction, restoration and stone masonry services to both commercial and private clients throughout the UK.

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These mysterious stone structures in Saudi Arabia are ...

2021-4-30  Tom Metcalfe. April 30, 2021, 7:11 AM 4 min read. Thousands of monumental structures built from walls of rock in Saudi Arabia are older than Egypt's pyramids and the ancient stone circles of Britain, researchers say – making them

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How The Incas Worked Stone - Science Frontiers

2012-12-24  An aura of mystery has always hung about the great "walls" at Saqsaywaman and Ollantaytambo (spellings vary). How could the Incas have quarried, dressed, transported, and lifted such huge stones? As usual with such remarkable ancient structures, the overzealous have proposed antigravity devices, stone

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10 Best Ancient Structures We Still Don't Understand in ...

2021-2-1  These megalithic structures are airtight, making us believe that they were for an important purpose. Each of the boxes’ lid is granite cut and individually weighs about 30 tons. The level of stone cutting skill applied to these structures makes it hard for

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10,000 year-old stone circle reportedly found under ...

2020-10-14  10,000 year-old stone circle reportedly found under Straits of Mackinac by people investigating a proposed oil pipeline. What it means for the project, if anything, is unknown.

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