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April 16, 2014

The Keepers of the Stones


Pagans, druids, and other self-styled mystics gather at the site for this year’s vernal equinox, on March 20th, an occasion that drew thousands of visitors. The woman pictured here is a member of a group called the Loyal Arthurian Warband. George Steinmetz's Photographs of Stonehenge Pilgrims : The New Yorker

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 16, 2014 10:27 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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If I ever saw that Loyal Arthurian coming toward me, I would cross the street.

Posted by: BillH at April 16, 2014 2:20 PM

Stonehenge was set up two millennia before the Druids showed up.

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at April 16, 2014 2:46 PM

Everybody has to be somewhere. She has to be there, I guess.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck at April 16, 2014 4:08 PM

Stonehenge was created by men of vision and wisdom.

Then they went Federal on education, and you got the druids... not so big on the math thing, I hear.

Posted by: TmjUtah at April 16, 2014 7:32 PM

Meanwhile, at Chichen Itza....

Posted by: CaptDMO at April 16, 2014 7:48 PM

"Loyal Arthurian Warband"
Yeah, anyone can tell by the Pendragon on her frock. We aren't newbies. We have eyes./

Posted by: Oz at April 16, 2014 9:05 PM

I wonder, if they are all so docile and malleable, what would it take to get them all punching each other in the face?

You know, celebrate GAPITF day.

Posted by: chasmatic at April 17, 2014 6:11 AM

We ain't got the stones, but we have the Renaissance Fair. All the characters are there. Really.

Posted by: Will at April 17, 2014 2:52 PM

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