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America's Stonehenge

America's Stonehenge, once known as Mystery Hill, is the site of a number of large rocks and stone formations[?] scattered around roughly 30 acres in the town of Salem, New Hampshire, in the northeast United States.

The site has become a relatively popular tourist attraction, with appeal to believers in New Age systems. Some say the site could be an astronomical observatory built by some unknown, pre-Columbian civilization, but the artifacts found on the site lead archaeologists to think that the stones were assembled for various reasons by farmers in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The site's history is muddled partly because of William Goodwin, an insurance agent[?] who bought the area in 1936 and became convinced that Mystery Hill was proof that Irish monks lived here long before Christopher Columbus. He moved a lot of the stones around to support his idea, and the current owners, The America's Stonehenge Foundation[?], say his efforts are "one of the reasons the enigma of Mystery Hill is so deep".



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