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  TN State Parks: Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park
This State Archaeological Park is dedicated to the preservation, protection, study and interpretation to the public of this significant survival of ancient culture.
Old Stone Fort Golf Course is the only 9-hole course in the Tennessee Golf Trail.
Mound sites such as the 50-acre Old Stone Fort provided modified landscapes for ceremonies that may have represented in some way the culture’s concept of their place in the cosmos and a separation of the sacred and mundane or pure and impure.
www.state.tn.us /environment/parks/OldStoneFort/index.shtml   (644 words)

  
  Division of Parks and Recreation--Stone Mountain State Park
Stone Mountain is not immediately visible upon entering the park that bears its name, but this magnificent 600-foot granite dome is well worth the wait.
Sunlight and shadows dance across a broad tapestry of stone.
Designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1975, Stone Mountain is bounded on the north by the Blue Ridge Parkway and on the west by the Thurmond Chatham Game Lands.
www.ils.unc.edu /parkproject/visit/stmo/home.html   (142 words)

  
 Michigan Fast Facts and Trivia
The state Capitol with its majestic dome was built in Lansing in l879.
Michigan State University was founded in 1855 as the nation's first land-grant university and served as the prototype for 69 land-grant institutions later established under the Morrill Act of 1862.
Michigan's state stone, The Petoskey is the official state stone.
www.50states.com /facts/michigan.htm   (1101 words)

  
 Emerald
Many of the states of the Arab League have green in their flags as a symbol of the unity of their faith.
Yet this colour has a high status in the Catholic Church too, where green is regarded as the most natural and the most elemental of the liturgical colours.
The substances that may have been used by the cutter during his work, or applied subsequently, seal the fine pores in the surface of the gem.
www.gemstone.org /gem-by-gem/english/emerald.html   (2007 words)

  
 Tri-State Stone® & Building Supply, Inc. | stone
The stone is somewhat irregular in shape, many with reasonably square edges for corners, 6" to 12" in height, and lengths up to 60".
Irregular in shape and somewhat flat, this grade of stone is ideal for dry of semi-dry stack retaining walls up to 24" in height, such as those defining a raised garden bed.
Suitable for dry and semi-dry retaining walls, the stone averages 8" to 14" in depth, 4" to 10" in thickness, and up to 24" in length.
www.arcat.com /arcatcos/cos41/arc41507.html   (430 words)

  
 Michigan State Stone
Michigan boasts both a state fossil and a fossil for its state stone, and was the first state in the nation to designate a fossil as an official symbol.
Petoskey Stones are common in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula, and are actually fragments of Devonian Period coral reefs.
Good Petoskey Stones may be collected at Fisherman's Island State Park near Charlevoix, and at the south end of the beach at Petoskey State Park.
www.statefossils.com /mi/mistone.html   (0 words)

  
 Michigan Stone: Petoskey Stone
The Petoskey Stone, Hexagonaria pericarnata, was adopted as the state stone on June 28, 1965.
Good Petoskey Stones may be collected at Fisherman's Island State Park near Charlevoix, and at the south end of the beach at Petoskey State Park.
The Alpena Limestone is a mixture of lime stones and shales.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-fossil/michigan-stone.html   (637 words)

  
 TN State Parks: Standing Stone State Park
Standing Stone State Park covers nearly 11,000 acres on the Cumberland Plateau of north-central Tennessee.
The park takes its name from the Standing Stone, an eight-foot tall rock standing upright on a sandstone ledge, which was supposedly used as a boundary line between two separate Indian nations.
Visitors may fish from the bank of Standing Stone Lake and enjoy catching a variety of fish such as large-mouth bass, blue gill, crappie, lake trout and channel catfish.
www.state.tn.us /environment/parks/StandingStone   (0 words)

  
 Vermont State Parks - Stone Hut
The historic Stone Hut was originally built as a warming hut in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
Reservation requests are taken with payment of $150.00 (includes rooms and meals tax) per night, per group, through the end of October (please call for forms, to get on the mailing list and for exact lottery dates).
Smugglers Notch State Park and the Notch (closed to vehicles in the winter); Stowe Mountain Resort; Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe; Johnson Woolen Mills, Johnson; Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Waterbury; Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury; and the historic village of Stowe, Vermont.
www.vtstateparks.com /htm/stonehut.cfm   (477 words)

  
 Colorado State Judicial Branch
The Branch includes the Colorado Supreme Court, Colorado Court of Appeals, and district and county courts, served by 285 justices and judges in 22 judicial districts across the state (excluding 17 Denver county court judges).
The stone column, at left, is one of two that flank the Colorado Supreme Court bench in the old Supreme Court chambers at the State Capitol.
The Supreme Court moved across the street from the State Capitol to its new chambers in 1977.
www.courts.state.co.us   (0 words)

  
 Rolling Stone : Was the 2004 Election Stolen?
Polls in thirty states weren't just off the mark -- they deviated to an extent that cannot be accounted for by their margin of error.
The state has been key to every Republican presidential victory since Abraham Lincoln's, and both parties overwhelmed the state with television ads, field organizers and volunteers in an effort to register new voters and energize old ones.
When ROLLING STONE confronted Blackwell about his overtly partisan attempts to subvert the election, he dismissed any such claim as ''silly on its face.'' Ohio, he insisted in a telephone interview, set a ''gold standard'' for electoral fairness.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/10432334/was_the_2004_election_stolen   (3525 words)

  
 Mississippi State Stone
Mississippi has a fossil, petrified wood, for its state stone, in addition to two prehistoric whales as state fossils.
This petrified wood formed when a tree was buried by sediment, and its tissues were replaced by silica in the groundwater.
The Mississippi State Legislature recognized petrified wood as the state stone on May 14, 1976.
www.statefossils.com /ms/msstone.html   (0 words)

  
 Georgia State Parks - Event Calendar
On this family-friendly hike, you will have the opportunity to learn about nocturnal animals, habitat, and more.
Gather with us at the Rockdale River Trail to increase physical activity through a motivating walk, as you pass rock outcroppings gleaming in the morning sun, streams weaving through hardwood forest, and fields of birds singing in the cool breeze.
Take this guided hike up to Panola Mountain during the time of year when Yellow Daisies are in their full glory.
gastateparks.org /net/calendar/events.aspx?s=0.0.1.5&monthcount=2   (0 words)

  
 Florida: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
state in the USA; it was admitted on March 3, 1845.
Florida's flag has a red cross of St. Andrew on a white field; in the center is the state seal, which depicts a Native American (Seminole) woman scattering flowers, the sun with many rays, palm trees (the large one is a cabbage palm), a sailing steamboat, the land and the water.
Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/florida   (283 words)

  
 Michigan: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
state in the USA; it became a state on January 26, 1837.
The flag has a deep blue background and pictures an elk and moose around a blue shield labeled "TUEBOR," meaning "I will defend." The shield pictures a man with a raised hand and a gun, a rising sun, a peninsula and lakes (representing Michigan's geography).
Over the shield is a bald eagle (holding an olive branch and a sheaf of three arrows) and a red ribbon reading "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (which is the motto of the U.S.A. and means "Out of Many, One" - this refers to the states of the United States being united into one country).
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/michigan   (419 words)

  
 Texas State Stone: Petrified Palmwood
Petrified palmwood can be found in many parts of the state, but is especially common in the East Texas Piney Woods region and along the Gulf Coast in the Toledo Bend area shared by both the states, Texas and Louisiana
The state stone of Texas is Petrified Palmwood.
Adopted by the House on March 19, 1969; adopted by the Senate on March 24, 1969.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-symbols/texas/stone.html   (439 words)

  
 Come for the cherries, stay for the outdoor life | Chicago Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Golf is a Michigan obsession--the state has more public courses than any other--and some of the finest are in this area.
It's the Petoskey Stone, a fossil honeycombed with shells of prehistoric coral.
These are mushroomlike stone homes with flowing cedar-shake roofs and unusual windows and fireplaces.
www.chicagotribune.com /travel/chi-0610210187oct22,0,5262046.story?coll=chi-travel-hed   (853 words)

  
 Tennessee State Parks
Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration at Sycamore Shoals State Park will be held September 22-23.
Archaeoloskills and Knap-In will be held at Old Stone Fort State Park on September 28-30.
Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas Receive Grants to Expand and Enhance Hiking Trails
www.tennessee.gov /environment/parks   (0 words)

  
 Stone Mountain, Georgia (Cities)
Stone Mountain is located in DeKalb County just east of Atlanta along Highway 78 near Stone Mountain Park in the Metro Atlanta Region of the state.
Stone Mountain is part of the Atlanta, Georgia metro area.
Read reviews and find deals for hotels in Stone Mountain.
www.ohwy.com /ga/s/stonemou.htm   (198 words)

  
 Vacuum Cleaners, Bags, and HEPA Filters, Miele Authorized Dealer, Hoover, and Eureka
State Vacuum of Tampa, Inc. has been in the business of selling the finest residential, commercial, and industrial cleaning products for the past fifty-seven years.
The State Vacuum inventory includes Vacuums Cleaners (Canister Vacuums, Upright Vacuums, Central Vacuums), Air Purifiers, Filtration Systems, Carpet Shampooers, Carpet Cleaners, Floor Steamers, Vacuum Bags, HEPA Filters, Electrostatic Filters, Dust Bags, and a complete line of Anti-Allergen Products from State Allergy.
State Allergy -- The Leader in Air Purification and Filtration!
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 Tri-State Stone & Building Supply, Inc.
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See also: Carderock Stone, natural stone, stoneyhurst, toms run, stone, retaining wall, landscape stone, dimension stone, building stone.
AECinfo is a member of Docu Group, the world's largest building products information network.
www.aecinfo.com /1/company/08/67/84/company_1.html   (60 words)

  
 Photos of the Stone Manor Cabin in Luray, Virginia
Photos of the Stone Manor Cabin in Luray, Virginia
From Washington, D.C. Take 66 West to 29 South to Warrenton.
Text, graphics, and HTML code for this site are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and excluding Internet search engines and directories, may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without permission.
www.mountain-lodging.com /stone_manor_cabin1.htm   (229 words)

  
 Definition of State stone
Not every state has an official state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone.
California was the first state to designate an official State Rock.
The list of authors can be found here.
www.wordiq.com /definition/State_stone   (136 words)

  
 TreasureNet Treasure Hunting Forum - Re: New York State stone idols
TreasureNet Treasure Hunting Forum - Re: New York State stone idols
On my property and neighboring property we have found dozens of stone triangles about 3/4" on a side, and 1/4" thick.
Do the idols you have appear to be Indian?
www.treasurenet.com /forum/treasurehunting/messages/1015707.shtml   (111 words)

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