Archive for February 20th, 2009

Rowan County’s Natural Walls

Discovered in Rowan County in 1794, these naturally occurring geological formations were at one point thought to be man-made. The “walls,” which are in a straight line, seem to be “made of stones carefully cut into blocks, fitted and held together by mortar of various colors” (Powell’s Encyclopedia of North Carolina). During the late 18th […]

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