Re: Nan Madol

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Wed Jan 10 2001 - 09:24:31 MST

I have heard about a place made of stone "logs" a long time ago in a
book on Forteana. I am guessing it was Nan Madol. I read the book around
1976, I think. Nothing else to say, really.


Dave Sill wrote:
> Dave Sill <dsill@Highland.Net> wrote:
> > I just learned of the existence of this incredible archaeological site
> > yesterday--through, of all things, a travel piece in a Jehovah's Witness
> > magazine. There's not a lot of good information on it on the web, but that
> > seems to be because the site is inexplicably relatively unknown and
> > unstudied. Here's a more or less official site:
> >
> >
> >
> > Surprisingly, the best info I've found is on a "fringe" site:
> >
> >
> >
> > Raise your hand if you've heard of Nan Madol before. Maybe I've just been
> > under a rock...
> Not a single response. Hmm. OK, maybe I *have* been under a rock and
> everyone's just too polite to point that out. Yeah, right. :-)
> Or maybe nobody here cares about archaeology. We're more future oriented
> than past oriented, right? Well, yeah, but we're smart enough to realize
> that the past has valuable lessons.
> Maybe everyone's too busy working riddles. But Nan Madol is real world
> riddle whose solution would benefit mankind, not just boost the egos of
> those who can solve it.
> I'm stumped. I can't figure out why nobody else seems to care...
> -Dave

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