Sites & Interpretations

Below is a list of sites and interpretations that have been created to date.
They are listed by site and provide a brief summary of the findings at each site,
with links to the full text.

These interpretations are considered "works in progress".  There is always
more to learn, more to understand.  By sharing this information we hope to
contribute to the larger body of work that is the study of human history in North


The Tugalo Stone, Toccoa, Georgia

     Location: Near Toccoa, Georgia

     Summary Interpretation:

          Star Chart Navigation
          The markings on the Tugalo Stone show a
          clear understanding of star navigation.  The
          use of  "reverse imagery" was a technique
          to transfer instructions from stone map "templates"
          onto leather maps used by early explorers.

          Solstice Measurement          
          The Tugalo Stone, in its original location on the river
          and possibly atop the prominent mound, apparently
          was a Solstice Stone pointing toward the sunrise on
          or about June 21st.

Fort Mountain, Georgia

     Location: Fort Mountain, Georgia

     Summary Interpretation:

          Solstice Measurement
          The objective of the temple facing the summer solstice
          is to set a mark to measure and predict the seasons and
          the celebration of the sun’s positions

Religious Observance
          Fort Mountain was a Baal Temple worship “High Place”
          and simultaneously,  a military garrison located here as
          protection for civilians who came to the area to colonize,
          mine gold and copper, trap fur and trade with other occupants.

The Reinhardt University Rock

     Location: Waleska, Georgia

     Summary Interpretation:

          Star Chart Navigation
          The Reinhardt Rock is a section of a map-making device showing
          the North Georgia night sky.

The Candler Scribe's Tablet

     Location: Atlanta, Georgia

     Summary Interpretation:

          Religious Observance:
          Translation of the inscription on the Candler Scribe's Tablet,
          unearthed in Atlanta, GA, reveals Baal worship