reply to post by nenothtu
Get over there soon!
The leaves are still off the trees, and get to the higghest spot...that is above or near the carving...
But 1st stand in front of the carving and take a compass reading so when you are a little higher in altitude, you can postion the markings on the
Just a thought!
But yues like many have said by the patiena sp? its not over 100 years old...more like 75 give or take, unless it was covered and protected...then
it could be very old, and be linked/related to, early christian, and foreighn ppls moving into the natives land...say ohhh..the late 1600's up to the
early 1800's...although the USA was then based on freedom of religion, there was many pagans killed, and they had to keep to themselves..
I would have a good topo mape and orientation, of that piece and know for myself befor....going public..is all I'm saying.
Might I sudgest, go down hill, "is there a spring or water source near" always wet! year round?
find the shelf, from your OP I'd say you know what a shelf is from yer huntin...I'm "Apaleachian American" too or hillbilly..
The shelf just above said water source, would have been "homebase" and a gret place to look for evidence, most likely a fertile river bottom that
get plowed?.....seeing what I'm getting at here......
and it is planting season, its most likely recently had the ground busted up, or will be soon!
But hey I'm just an ole red neck with 5 gal. buckets of evidence.
again ty...great find...keep it hid!
you might find something as good as this...
ETA pic and a name....google Jim Redfern....if anyone would know..he will and he won't pressure you for a location!
and could most likely tell you the xact..meaning ..if there is one.
[edit on 30-3-2010 by Doc Holiday]