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Offline steve58

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Prehistoric find at Mount Vernon
« on: November 06, 2018, 02:01:02 PM »
Probably not the ax George used when he chopped down that cherry tree... :))

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High school students on an archaeology field trip helped discover a 6,000-year-old stone ax head at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate.

Roughly 7 inches long and 3 inches wide, the ax would have been an important part of the Native American tool kit in the fourth millennia B.C, according to experts. Famous as the home of one of America’s founding fathers, the Virginia estate also offers a fascinating glimpse into the nation’s earlier history.

https://www.foxnews.com/science/high-school-students-find-6000-year-old-stone-axe-at-mount-vernon

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Re: Prehistoric find at Mount Vernon
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 10:51:36 PM »
I always wondered where I left that damned axe.  #:-)
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