Thousands of revelers descend on Stonehenge in Wiltshire to watch the sun rise on the longest day of the year, June 21 2013. The ancient monument has been a gathering point for druids, pagans and hippies for thousands of years.
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Stonehenge - Wikipedia
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury.It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet (4.0 m) high, 7 feet (2.1 m) wide and weighing around 25 tons.
Stonehenge Pictures, Images & Facts - Wiltshire,
Stonehenge is a prehistoric and a mystical monument that is located in the county of Wiltshire, England, about 3.2 km west of Amesbury. The Stonehenge structure is a formation of stones in a circular fashion that are standing upright.
BBC Science - The science of the summer solstice
Families across Britain enjoy the longest day of the year on Friday 21 June. It is the summer solstice of 2013. We get the most hours of daylight because of the position of the Earth in relation to the Sun.
Stonehenge | English Heritage
Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe.
Battle of the Beanfield - Wikipedia
The Battle of the Beanfield took place over several hours on 1 June 1985, when Wiltshire Police prevented The Peace Convoy, a convoy of several hundred New Age travellers, from setting up the 1985 Stonehenge Free Festival in Wiltshire, England.
Rare gold sun disc from Stonehenge era publicly revealed ...
To mark this year’s summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, Wiltshire Museum in England will be publicly revealing for the first time an early Bronze Age sun disc that was crafted soon after the sarsen stones were put in position at Stonehenge.
Sources for Stonehenge | English Heritage
There is a vast amount of archaeological information about Stonehenge from the many investigations at the monument and numerous early antiquarian sources, as well as a wealth of published and unpublished resources.