American Rune Stones
The following rune stones, found in the United States, are all surrounded by controversy regarding their originality:
- The Kensington Runestone is located at Alexandria, Minnesota.
- The Heavener Runestone and others associated with it, in and around Heavener, Oklahoma.
- The Vérendrye Runestone, found near Minot, North Dakota.
- The three Spirit Pond runestones, found in Phippsburg, Maine, in 1971.
- The Leif Eriksson Runestone found on a small island off the coast of Massachusetts in 1926.
Famous quotes containing the words stones, american and/or rune:
“Use the stones of another hill to polish your own jade.”
“In the American metaphysic, reality is always material reality, hard, resistant, unformed, impenetrable, and unpleasant.”
—Lionel Trilling (19051975)
“This is no rune nor symbol,
what I mean is it is so simple
yet no trick of the pen or brush
could capture that impression;
what I wanted to indicate was
a new phase, a new distinction of colour.”
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)