Calvander, North Carolina: Hartleyhenge Team Field Report

259 John's Woods Rd, Calvander, NC
From Calvander, which is just a gas station/mini-mart, drive southeast on Hillsborough Rd for about 500 feet, then make a quick right onto John's Woods Rd. You'll see Hartleyhenge ahead and to the right. Park on the shoulder.
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Officially named "Stone Knoll," but everyone calls it Hartleyhenge for its builder, the late John Hartley. He trucked in the stones from Tennessee and didn't mind if people climbed on them. Report... [08/18/2020]

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A pretty area, and you are free to walk to and around the stones.

[J. Regn, 06/03/2021]


Hartleyhenge, Stonehenge in North Carolina

Hartleyhenge is located on the right of John's Woods Road, just before the first right turn, about 500 feet from the road.

[Victor Friedmann, 10/13/2020]



Hartleyhenge! The stones were put in place by local architect and contractor John Hartley, hence the colloquial name. There's a stone at each of the four major compass points, plus a big central stone with a spiral of smaller-to-larger stones coming out from the center. Not sure when this was built -- but a friend showed me this something like fifteen years ago, so it's been around at least that long.

[Dean Jeffrey, 08/18/2020]

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