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About 1500 BCE - Original Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain (England). "One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones and sits at the centre of the densest complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds."
1918 - Stonehenge, Maryhill, Washington (USA). "A full-size replica of Stonehenge (England) built on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River by Sam Hill [1857-1931], a road builder, as a memorial to those who died in World War I. Not completed until 1930. Hill was buried in 1931 at the base of the bluff, but, because he wished to be left alone, there is no easy path to his resting place. The project began when Hill was mistakenly informed that the original Stonehenge had been used as a sacrificial site. He thus constructed his replica as a reminder that 'humanity is still being sacrificed to the god of war.'" Hill also constructed the Peace Arch (qv) on the US/Canadian border.
March 22, 1980 - Georgia Guidestones, Elbert County, Georgia (USA). aka "The American Stonehenge." Four giant granite stones engraved with 10 "Guides" or commandments in 8 different languages setting forth the basic principles of the establishment of the governance of a one world order with a unified world court of law where populations and reproduction are controlled, a unified "living new" language, whose philosophical foundation is built on "spirituality" & manís environmental responsibility to live in harmony with nature. Built by "R.C. Christian" whose true identity remains unknown.
June 20, 1984 - Stonehenge, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, Missouri (USA). "Features a 50 foot (15 m) diameter ring of 30 stones around a horseshoe of five trilithons through which various sightings of sunrise and sunset can be made. The rock was cut by Missouri S&T's water jet cutter equipment, which received an award from the National Society of Professional Engineers for being one of 1985's Ten Outstanding Engineering Achievements."

1986 - War Memorial Fountain, Fieldhouse Mall (south end of North Quad), University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana (USA). Eight immense monoliths & four lintels, one of which is inscribed "Pro Patria et Pace." Also called "Clarke Peace Memorial" and "Stonehenge." Inscription on adjacent plaque: "War Memorial Fountain erected through the generosity of Maude C. and John W. Clarke Chicago, Illinois. In memory of the Notre Dame men who gave their lives in World War II, Korea, Vietnam. May they rest in peace" Inscription on second plaque: "About 500 Notre Dame alumni gave their lives for their country and peace in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. In memorializing them, we join our prayers to their supreme sacrifice as we inscribe this column Pro Patria et Pace. For Our Country and Peace. This is our prayer that all living Notre Dame men and women dedicate themselves to the service of their country and world peace. -- Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, 1986 A.D." Visited by EWL 29Jul09.
1987 - Carhenge, near Alliance, Nebraska (USA). Constructed from vintage American cars by the artist Jim Reinders.
1991 - "Arch Homage" (Stroudhenge), East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (USA). A small replica located on campus called "Stroudhenge."
Early 1990's - Tankhenge, Berlin (Germany). Existed in the border zone of Berlin in the early 1990's after the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Tankhenge was constructed from three ex-Soviet armoured personnel carriers.

1996 - Mudhenge, Black Rock Desert?, north of Reno, Nevada (USA). Erected for the 1996 Burning Man Festival.

1999? - Stonehenge II, Off Texas 39, at intersection of FM 1340 & Honey Creek Road, Kerrville (2 miles West of Hunt & near Ingram), Texas (USA). 2/3's scale replica constructed from a sand-like material. Guarded by two brooding, 13-foot tall replicas of Easter Island maoi (head statues).
2001 - Twinkiehenge, Black Rock Desert?, north of Reno, Nevada (USA).. Another Burning Man replica, constructed in 2001 out of Twinkies.
Summer 2003 - "Stonefridge: A Fridgehenge," Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA). Another modern take on Stonehenge was once constructed out of junked refrigerators, known as 'Fridgehenge'. The site was created by the artist Adam Jonas Horowitz. The site no longer exists, all fridges have been removed after a complaint, confirmed on 5 August 2008.
February 2005 - Stonehenge Aotearoa, Carterton, Wairarapa region (New Zealand). A modern adaptation aligned with the astronomy seen from the Antipodes. Built by the Phoenix Astronomical Society from wood and sprayed concrete.
June 2005 - British Foamhenge (England?). A full size, correctly aligned replica made from carpet tubes and polystyrene was constructed for a UK TV show entitled "Stonehenge Live" broadcast in June 2005. The positions of each stone were accurately plotted using RTK GPS, which has centimetric accuracy. The replica quickly became known as "Foamhenge". It was removed soon after filming, and the 'stones' remain in storage (as of January 2006).
2003 - Bavarian Strawhenge, Kemnath, Bavaria (Germany). A full-size replica assembled from 350 bales of straw and used as a music venue.
Date? - Canadian Strawhenge, Ontario (Canada).
Date? - Phonehenge, Hard Rock Park (now Freestyle Music Park), Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (USA). Made of old-fashioned British telephone booths.
2005 - Mystical Horizons, Carbury, North Dakota (USA). Consists of six granite walls of varying heights that are intended to represent a 21st century designs. It functions as a working solar calendar.
Date? - Foamhenge, near Natural Bridge, Virginia (USA). A full-size Stonehenge made out of foam -- and inevitably called Foamhenge. "It is the only American Stonehenge that really is an exact replica of the time-worn original." "I went to great pains to shape each 'stone' to its original shape."
Date? - Stonehenge microstructure, National University of Singapore (Singapore). The smallest 3D replica of Stonehenge. Measuring only 80 micrometres in diameter, the Stonehenge microstructure was created by a process called silicon micromachining which uses a high-energy proton beam writer to produce 3-D microshapes and structures of high structural accuracy on the surface of materials such as silicon.
1995 - Stonehenge Replica, Hamilton (New Zealand). Built by Graeme Caims out of 41 refrigerators.
Date? - Manhattanhenge, New York City, New York (USA). Due to the street grid's skew of about 28.9į and the strict grid plan on most of the Manhattan isle, the sunset is aligned with the street grid lines in May and July, as well as the sunrise in December and January. This phenomenon is known as Manhattanhenge.
Date? - MITHenge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA). The sun shines directly down the Infinite Corridor twice each year.