Stonehenge

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It’s 3100 B.C. and James was digging gigantic holes that were going to be about 33 meters in diameter (“Allman 36”). He was digging these holes on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, South England. James and the other workers tried to make a living by digging these huge holes day in and day out. James and the other workers were digging these holes to later on build the mysterious Stonehenge. These blocks of stone weighed up to 50 tons and the digging of the holes took many hours of labor (“About”). It was also very hard work and took much dedication if they wanted to build Stonehenge perfect. For James he only worked on the diggings for 35 years. The digging only took a couple thousand years, but all together it took over 30 million hours of labor to complete Stonehenge (“About”). It took a lot more people other than James to complete Stonehenge. Stonehenge was constructed into three phases (“About”). These three phases of construction were the most important steps on the construction of Stonehenge. After the three stages are completed there should be a wonderful Stonehenge. This remarkable landmark will later on be visited and toured by millions of people from all around the world.

It’s the year 3000B.C. and the first phase has begun. Although a couple hundred years ago people were starting the first phase, they didn’t complete it. The first phase was mostly trying to get the holes dug out to put the pillars in place in the second and third phases of Stonehenge. The reason that the first phase wasn’t complete a couple of hundred years back was because a lot of people didn’t know what they were doing. The people also didn’t know what was going to happen if they messed up. So here we are in 3000B.C. and the first phase ha...

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... able to predict eclipses (“Stonehenge”). They also wouldn’t be able to predict star patterns, moon and sun motions (“Stonehenge”). The last stage took around 500 years to finish. Stonehenge was a remarkable landmark that was a master piece to thousands of workers and generations. When Stonehenge was completed, the man in charge went by the name of Richard. Richard said, “This gorgeous landmark will be viewed from people all around the world, and will be one of the greatest creations that the human being has ever created.” Richard also said, “Future generations should take great care of this remarkable creation.”

It was the year 1922 when the British government began to restore Stonehenge (“Hamlin”). This restoration would benefit Stonehenge because most of the rocks were eroding. The eroded, cracked, and damaged rocks were later on carted away (“Hamlin”).

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