Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Multi feature site from northeast Pennsylvania

Reader Heather T, sent these pictures [and captions] from the land she manages. Currently under threat of development. Comments may be helpful. 
Cairn:
Cairn Cylinder:
A Huge Beauty:
More cylinder style:
Wall with crystal:
 Wall with horseshoe cut out:
Found under ledges:
Found on ground, don't know what it is:

7 comments :

pwax said...

I would call the last picture an "effigy", because it has reasonably good symmetry. Also, subjectively, it looks a bit like an altar.

Tim MacSweeney said...

I’d suggest contacting Johannes Loubser. He can be reached at 404-513-4900 or via his website
http://www.stratumunlimited.com/contact-us.html
This article, “Appraisal of a Piled Stone Feature Complex,” may be of interest: http://www.stratumunlimited.com/uploads/4/8/1/5/4815662/track_rock_article_-_maps_redacted.pdf

Tim MacSweeney said...

Older Photo Albums (from Face Book Group)
That remind me of the "Heather T Photos"
http://wakinguponturtleisland.blogspot.com/2015/09/older-photo-albums-from-fb-group.html

Curt Hoffman said...

Heather -
I am managing an inventory of sites of this kind throughout the eastern seaboard. Would you be willing to provide me with a more precise location (GPS,m lat/long, or UTM coordinates) for this site? I will keep this confidential, to be shared only with the State and tribal Historic Preservation Offices. Hopefully, with this kind of information sites of this sort can receive better protection from development! You can reach me at teximus@comcast.net.

Tim MacSweeney said...

Souvenirs of Yesteryear: The mysterious stone piles - By Donald Windsor, Deputy Historian of Chenango County
(Sent in by Norman Muller)
"Any readers with stone piles on their property are encouraged to notify me so that I can record their location, take some measurements, and snap some photos."

http://rockpiles.blogspot.com/2006/10/souvenirs-of-yesteryear-mysterious.html

pwax said...

For direct communication with Heather T, I can forward emails.

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