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By David Goudsward,Niven Sinclair

In New England at the present time, there are megalithic stones, stone chambers and buildings, carvings and petroglyphs, even an unidentified skeleton in armor that defy effortless rationalization. From Maine to Massachusetts, this paintings offers an exam of assorted unexplained historic continues to be in New England. From the main infamous to the lesser recognized, it explores not just the format and dimensions of such sites—some equivalent to Stonehenge with their large stones, astronomical alignments and undiscovered purposes—but additionally the background and attainable reasons for his or her lifestyles. Theories concerning Norse, Phoenician, Irish, Celtic and local American origins are awarded the following in an neutral and logical demeanour. websites mentioned comprise secret Hill in North Salem, New Hampshire (also referred to as America's Stonehenge); Dighton Rock in Berkley, Massachusetts; Newport Tower in Newport, Rhode Island; and the Bellows Falls Petroglyphs in Bellows Falls, Vermont. An appendix presents information about websites open to the public.

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