Friday, September 14, 2007

Similar stones

I think it's really fascinating to find similar stones in distant places.

That's why checking the RockPiles Blog is a daily habit with me.

Take this one,for example:

"Sunday, September 09, 2007

Further pictures of the Rhinebeck cairn
Reader Ji sent these in:"

The first thing that caught my eye was a sort of yellow stone:

To the east and south of Rhinebeck, one major river system away, along a tributary of the River known as the "Housatonic," a mahican word that means "the river beyond the mountains," is this stone on stone:

More thoughts on the Yellow Hammer stone to follow...


  1. Is it sitting on a quartz support? That seems significant.

  2. This is a very unique cairn. Thanks for posting it. This is located in New York State?

  3. Yes. Hudson River Valley--
    and we've found more cairns in Rhinebeck this weekend.