Runestones (North America)

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Runestones are commonly found within the Scandinavian Realm, as they were created by the Vikings in the 600 - 1300 year range, however there have been examples of the runestones found in Crimea by the Crimean Goths, and in the Azores by the Vissi people.

Most controversial of these claims are the so-called runestones found in Louisianne and the North American League and north-eastern Tejas.

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North American League

New Hampshire

America's Stonetawall, or Mystery Hill is a mixture of archaeology and pseudo-archaeology. Most archeologists now suggest that the entire complex was assembled by local farmers.

Les Plaines

Les Plaines is host to many of the claimed runestones of the North American League. Kensington Runestone. Viking Altar Rock, Vérendrye Runestone and Tablet, all currently held in the Midéwacanton University Antiquities Department Archives.

Massachussets Bay

Dighton Rock, found in Massachussets Bay is the subject of much controversy, as the rock contains inscriptions that could be Mueva Sefardi, Scandinavian, or even Phoenician, or as some suggest, Chinese. Waquoit Bay and nearby Follins Pond are also suggested to be sites of the Vinland colony.

The now destroyed Skeleton in Armor is suggested by some to have been a Norse explorer, but as there is nothing but written record, there is nothing to corroborate the suggestion.

Nomans Land or No Mans Land is also reputed to hold a runestone created by Leif Ericsson, and the Scandinavian Realm is in negotiations with the NAL to mount an extensive search for this rock.

Mueva Sefarad

A viking settlement was long rumored to have been found in Mueva Sefarad, however proof was not obtained until the late 1990's when permission was finally granted to excavate. A minor settlement was found at the northernmost tip of the island, the only verified Viking settlement in North America to present, aside those in Greenland.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island hosts a tower, called the Newport Tower. Most accept that this was a mill constructed sometime in the 17th century, however some would suggest that it is evidence of a European colonization.

Tenisi

Tenisi has the Bat Creek Inscription, which is not actually of Viking origin, but rather could be by the Mueva Sefaradim, or as is suggested by some Mormons, proof of their religious beliefs. However, it was found in 2008 by the peer-reviewed doctors Rhoberth Primfath and Marie L. Kvass to be merely a 19th-century Cherokee inscription reading "Praise be to God".

Louisianne

The Musée de l'Histoire Américaine hosts most of Louisianne's archaeological finds, including the Shawnee Runestone, Poteau Runestone, and Heavener Runestones.

Tejas

Le Puy Blanc, or El Blanco as the Tejans call it. Also the Shawnee Runestone was found in Tejas, but was taken into Louisianne shortly after its discovery. It now resides in the Musée de l'Histoire Américaine.

Scandinavian Realm

In Greenland, there is the Kingigtorssuaq Runestone.

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