Australia’s Stonehenge – the 184 Standing Stones

Just after World War II a farmer in Mullumbimby was visited and told he would have to sell his ten acre property to the government in order to preserve the indigenous relics and the stones linking important burial mounds. The farmer was most interested in the history, the mounds and preservation and was sympathetic to the requests of the officials who had visited. Unfortunately, economic arguments won the day and the farmer was thought to have bulldozed the standing stones of what was Australia’s own Stonehenge, in the dark of night. To this day, indigenous peoples will not visit either of the burial mounds. What follows here is a brief examination of the actual stones, which resemble standing stones in other ancient locations around the world.

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