Georgia Guidestones: Elberton, Georgia
The Georgia Guidestones near Elberton, Georgia are a cryptic granite message-bearer influenced by Britain's Stonehenge.
The 19-foot-tall monument espouses visitors to follow ten principles carved into its surface in eight languages, including the tenet, "Avoid petty laws and useless officials."
The monument also doubles as a 19-ton clock.
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