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.
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