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Fragments of an Earlier World

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Faces - Other Natural Materials


Alaska


Skagway
Soapy Smith's Skull

    A 25-foot flat rock "helped out" with a bit of paint in 1926. Since the 1920s visiting captains have painted their ships' names on this cliff beside the harbor.

    MNM#01-01141

    GPS N 59° 26.791, W 135° 19.359

California


La Jolla
Sphinx Head Cave

    Profile formed by negative space of a sea cave entrance.

La Jolla
White Lady

    Silhouette of a woman formed by negative space of a sea cave entrance.

Redwood Highway
Old Man Burl of the Redwood Highway

    A burl on a tree trunk. Does this formation still exist?

    MNM#01-01022

Santa Cruz
Old Man of the Sea

    A spontaneous and temporary formation at Santa Cruz.

    MNM#01-01092

Michigan


Marquette
Wooden Man

    Is this a natural tree with an added hat or a completely human-made sculpture?

    MNM#01-01239

New York


Old Forge
The Witch of the 4th Lake

    A burned tree trunk rising from the lake.

    MNM#01-01229

Saratoga Springs
Old Man Saratoga

    Fossilized stromatolite eroded into the shape of a face. Was once part of the collection at Petrified Sea Gardens, a tourist attraction showcasing the exposed stromatolites here. The museum and gift shop were demolished in 2006, and the current location of the Old Man is unknown.

    MNM#01-01250

    GPS N 43° 04.671, W 73° 50.794

Ohio


Cedar Point
Old Man of the Woods

    A jowly burl protruding from a tree in the woods, seen on an old postcard.

Wisconsin


Waupaca, Whispering Pines Resort
George Washington's Profile

    A rough natural bust of Washington cemented to the top of a rock wall. The resort later became part of Hartman's Creek State Park and the wall was dismantled. The fate of the rock is unknown.

MNM#01-01144

Ontario, Canada


Kenora
Devil

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