Nine Ladies stone circle and their King Stone

This bronze age stone circle is situated in a woodland clearing high on Stanton Moor, Derbyshire England. The curious arrangement consists of nine upright stones purposefully set in an about 9-meters diameter circle and an additional lone stone sits about 30 meters away. As with most stone circles, nobody really knows why it was built and, of course, generations of fertile imaginations have come up with their own mythological explanations. According to a popular local legend, nine young maidens danced at the Sabbath to the tunes played by a lone…

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#TodayInHistory – November 12

November 12 – Some important events on this day. 764 👉🏼 Tibetan troops occupy Chang’an for 15 days, capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty 1823 👉🏼 Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens 1880 👉🏼 Best selling American novel “Ben-Hur: A Tale of The Christ” by soldier Lew Wallace is published 1910 👉🏼 1st possible movie stunt: man jumps into the Hudson river from a burning balloon 1912 👉🏼 British explorer Robert Scott’s diary & body found in Antarctica 1923 👉🏼 In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to seize…

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