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Salem in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

America's Stonehenge

 
 
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By TeamOHE, June 2, 2019
1. America's Stonehenge Marker
Inscription.  Located near the summit of mystery hill is a massive complex of stone chambers, walls and large standing stones, both radio-carbon dating (C-14) and the placement of the astronomically oriented standing stones indicate this site was constructed at least 4000 years ago. Like the Stonehenge of England, America's Stonehenge accurately plots many solar and lunar events, such as solstices and equinoxes as well as many ancient holidays.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans.
 
Location. 42° 50.583′ N, 71° 12.4′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker can be reached from Haverhill Road just north of Christine Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Haverhill Rd, Salem NH 03079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Sisters Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Native American Dugout Canoe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Native American Wigwam (about 400 feet away);
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The Pattee Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); Stevens Memorial Hall (approx. 8.3 miles away); Chester American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Chester Congregational Church (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 22, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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