Narragansett Rune Stone – North Kingstown, Rhode Island - Atlas Obscura

Narragansett Rune Stone

It's said that this stone with its mysterious runic inscription is evidence of the Norse visiting Narragansett. 

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Also known as the Quidnessett Rock, the Narragansett Runestone is a 2.5-ton slab of metasandstone inscribed with two rows of symbols, which have been the subject of heavy debate. Some believe that these symbols were inscribed by hundreds of years ago by either Native Americans or Vikings. Others have suggested that they’re not ancient runes but rather more recent additions.

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