This is about rock piles and stone mound sites in New England. A balance is needed between keeping them secret and making them public. Also arrowheads, stone tools and other surface archaeology.
I'd say this group is confused. They had a meeting in May in Glastonbury, England, and now, the October, they are meeting in Glastonbury, CT. A blurb says the purpose of the conference is "to explore the megalithic chambers, dolmens, and legends of tribes of Giants that prevail in the landscape of New England." Huh? Giants? What in Heaven's name do these Brits know what we have in New England, and particularly around Glastonbury? To me, it's all a bunch of BS.
That's why I said it is an eye roller. Still, I love crazy stuff and find it all wildly entertaining, exactly because it's so unbelievable.
My problem is that I'm too serious about rock art (or rock architecture) and want to understand who built these structures and when. Were I not so serious about this, then I could probably appreciate this mega-nonsense for what it is. But to me, it just muddies the waters and drags us back to the period when there were abundant crazy ideas of who constructed the "megalithic" chambers, and archaeologists considered all of us crackpots.
It is unfortunate that UFO websites are a lot more popular than websites about reality. This seems to be true over a wide variety of topic areas.
The first CT giant that comes to my mind:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeping_Giant_(Connecticut)
In my experience visiting old stone structures, land owners who thought features on their property were built by Celts or Vikings were more respectful to the structures than those who attributed the features to Native Americans, and that is a shame.
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