The Natives

Long before the first European and African settlers began arriving in this area about 300 years ago, this land was home to the Saponi and Occaneechi people.

The points of their weapons are easily recognizable.

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I’m not so sure about their other tools. I found these in a field near our house. The stones are not typical for here and are very heavy.  If any reader is enough of a rock expert to tell me what these are, please share. Of course, I’m interested in any thoughts on what these were used for as well.

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I wonder what the purpose of this obelisk was.

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I like finding reminders of their time here. It pleases me to know that this place has been sustaining human populations for a long time.