What Happened to “America’s Stonehenge”?

It went BOOOM

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The Georgia Guidestones attracted tourists from other countries, though many locals were indifferent to the monument.Photograph by Harrison McClary / Reuters


A mysterious stone monument in Georgia, which had been denounced as “Satanic” by a right-wing gubernatorial candidate, was blown up in July. An investigation is under way.

Letter from the South | By Charles Bethea | September 2, 2022

In 1981, the Elberton Granite Finishing Company published a fifty-page book about a “mysterious monument” that it had erected, a year earlier, in a cow pasture seven miles outside a small north Georgia town. Elberton bills itself as the “Granite Capital of the World,” owing to a massive deposit of fine-grained bluish-gray rock beneath it, which is used in two-thirds of U.S. headstones. The book celebrated a much different undertaking. The company had spent the previous year quarrying, sawing, refining, engraving, and positioning six stones—standing nearly twenty feet…

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