Saturday, June 11, 2016

Legends of Giants in the Southeastern United States

Micah Hanks says that legends of giants in the southeastern United States are preserved in petroglyphs.
I have always been fascinated with petroglyphs — carvings of pictures into stone, of which there are many old instances scattered around the United States. In his book Lost!, former National Park Ranger and rescue searcher Dwight McCarter describes finding petroglyphs that dated back to the early nineteenth century, in which a pair of travelers had marked their subsequent visits passing a particular stony outcropping near the present-day Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Read more

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