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Native American Standing Stone Niche Sandown NH

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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Website Last Updated April 11, 2014

 

HISTORIC STRUCTURES

Stone Walls

Town Pounds

Wells & Cisterns

Boundary Markers

Stone Arch Bridges

Lye, Cider Press, & Grooved Stones

Gravestones

Milestones

Culverts

Root Cellars

Inscription rock Site

NATIVE AMERICAN STRUCTURES

Cairns

Chambers (24)

Pedestal Boulders

Split Stone Features

Reference Materials

Grooved Stones

Symbolism

Niches

ARTICLES & SITES

Native American Worked Stones

Pilotís Point Stone Mounds

Sandown NH Site

Mount Carbon Site

Gungywamp Site

Gungywamp Theories

Manana Island

Great Meadow Site

Caddy Park

Titicut Site

Indian Mounds -
Newburport MA

Ashburnham MA Site

NEW ENGLAND STONE QUARRYING

Types of Quarries

Quarry Tools

Quarrying Methods

Hoisting Stone

Transporting Stone

Sawing Stone

Star Holes

Historic Images

ARTICLES & SITES

Osgood Graphite Mine

Vermont Marble Quarries
(1890)

Carrara Marble Quarries
(1852)

Fremont NH Barn (1805)

Patch Hill Quarries
Amherst NH

Unitarian Church (1800)

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How Document a Site

Presentation at NEARA 2014 Spring Meeting

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How to Write A Site Report

Site Report Outline

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What is it?

Checkout of our Americaís Stonehenge website!

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Native American Historical Beliefs and Cultural Concepts
Applicable to Stone Structures

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This is a new article by Mary Gage which explores how anthropological evidence (even if does not directly reference stone structures) can be used to further our understanding of Native American ceremonial stone structure site. This article is a work in progress and will be post in parts. The first part is completed and has been posted. The first part deals extensive with the importance of the spiritual realm known as the Underworld in Native American spiritual beliefs. It explores how the Native Americanís beliefs and perceptions of the Underworld can be seen in some stone structures.

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