Overlook Mountain, Drako, Hudson discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory
In history goodbye KFI. AM six forty more stimulating, talk Welcome back Len crush Berg with us of course we're talking. About his book spirits and stone? Glenn where do you get the. Book You get the book well of course Amazon. But if you have a good local. Bookstore you go in there and see if they have it. Or asked them to order it Like, to promote local buy local and local bookstore or did you have fun writing the book Because, I got to spend a lotta time out in the, woods and wandering around and, you know keeps me out of trouble and Some exercising fresh air When you started looking at these structures for, the very first time were you, in all I was and I I, have to say when when I made this connection with. The Drako Petra for overlook mountain I was I was in disbelief for half a day so we. Had we had an GPS specialists from the. New York state, museum Susan Sweeney She came out again probably almost ten years, ago now want to say it was two thousand eight and she did a survey, of, the, site, on overlook mountain, and documented about, forty six small Karen and sixth grade Karen to, serpent laws Excuse. Me And a couple. Of springs so she plotted all this on a topographical map and sent it. To me and when I first, saw it what struck me really were the the rows of. Smaller carriage these are the ones that are probably Forty four to five feet high and, about the same wide and they were in crested, rose just, lined up and to me that was that was what struck me is something that was interesting lesson to. About a year later that I looked plot and one of my friends Dave. Holding had suggested that maybe it, was a you know some of these stone constructions connected to. Make a star map with the constellation I was so much skeptical of this because there are so many of them up there that you could you know kind of cherry picking and create all kinds, of designs by connecting the dots so I decided, just to, just to focus on the large constructions there were eight large constructions up there The six giants or great Karen to the two serpent effigy was all of these structures are between sixty. And one hundred feet and legs decided to just plot those and connect the dots and the only possible matter possible and and when when I did I. Compared it to a chart of the northern hemisphere star charts. And only, one came anywhere close and that was Drako and it matched very closely I was just blown away by how close this configuration on the mountain of these stone constructions connected in a way that, mirrored this, constellation in the sky so I got a and I didn't know anything about. Drako you know I started researching it and found out that it, was one of the most important constellations In ancient apology it was recognized by the ancient Chinese the increase the ancient Persians state Norris all ancient cultures most recognized Drako as a serpent or snake in the sky so having made. This connection this correlation on overlook. Mountain I got some astronomy software and I put in the coordinates of overlook mountain to see what was in the sky above it and sure enough there was drako's sitting in the. Sky always above there was overlooked that and that's because as I mentioned Drako is marking celestial north and I believed overlook mountain and Petra form that was. Built on it was also a beacon marking celestial north for. Anybody in, abuse shed of this mountain which is extensive consider snapping for thirty miles in all directions So so yeah I. Was I was certainly in all of that and and it just kind of scratching my, head for half. A day say it how can this be And since then I believe. We had one similar kind of a Tiffany or discovery that's the association, I made, good dance camera point The Hudson river the mouth of the creek across the river slightly to the. North and that's, also a very important celestial relationship between that point of land on. The river and and the mouth of the creek Dance comer point was actually named by the crew of Henry Hudson ship As she was sailing, up the Hudson on his third voyage of discovery in sixteen o nine his crew, witnessed the ceremony taking place on a point of land on, the Hudson about forty, miles north of Manhattan and natives paint their bodies painted dancing and chanting, and around the ring of fires reported in the log of the Half Moon and Unscrew immediately called his devil-worshiping named it camera point which needs devil's dance chambers And but why why was this point so important, and when I found, it that summer solstice alignment with the mouth of creek right across the river I understood why this is such an important spiritual place where they would have held their ceremonies were. Some of these structures Glenn built to keep things in or keep things out Well it depends on, what those things are I think they in many cases they were a they were built in a way to be a transition between worlds so there's a lot of symbolism there Yes Connection to the to the sky? World And the underworld and there are many symbolic relationships around around many ancient cultures that have to do with You know elements of of the sky element of the subterranean. Worlds coming together and being you? Know joined in the in the plane living here on the earth's surface did they. Have any practical purpose or was it more as you've just mentioned this more esoteric reason Well I think they did. Have practical purposes I think they, they were multi purpose as I mentioned earlier I think they were In the case of the chambers they certainly had a right a shelter sure. Many of these large stones large boulders and documents. Are not just what we would call calendar stones and that they, allied with, but they're also compass stones oriented to the directions they'll have no noses or prominent faces and points that have, been you know oriented to north, south east and west usually north south north east, and west south sounds not so much documented but, a few, instances of that but knowing the directions of north, south east west ancient culture is, extremely important and they didn't have you. Know the kind of compasses we had. Today magnetic needles they, did it more through Understanding the movements, of the sky and simultaneously And condition on certain days of the year at the sunrise sunset that allowed them to understand pretty accurately where north. East south, west with these different orientations worth and they they let these markers scattered across the land that acting has calendars, compasses so doesn't get more practical than now let's go. To the phones now west, of. The Rockies Arnie. Is, in, granite bay California go, ahead Ernie yeah hi I'm from California now but I grew up in that Huts My father had a farm in Hyde Park Like under ten I lived on and. My grandparents had a hotel and pine plains I'm sure these names are all familiar? At, Hyde Park is were. Roosevelt was, right yeah right on the Hudson in fact And I can attest to the stone structures that, were built by their. LA people because for example my father is fine the vibe wire fences followed all the stone stonewalls and a lot of. The stonework that was their. Way before that in colonial times but the the com the comment I wanted to make because I did a lot of research on the. Air Koi Indian and they're the mohawk it's lived in that area and one of? The striking things I've found I'm looking, at pictures that I could pull up on the very earliest Cama pictures of Eric why. Was they didn't. Look like the other American Indians mahogany and the air co I don't know which tribes. There was. But they have very similar. Features to Europeans and I couldn't understand that how that was why was different and. I really mused about the culture and also the statue was a little bit different? They, were they were not. Really short You've heard of the European and I it's a it's a questionnaire on the culture and where, they where they came. From but the question I had was regarding I would like to go to some of those sites 'cause I'm going back. To my high school reunion. This October and I'd like to go to some of those sites to see but the problem that I would think I would encounter because. Having grown up there no the area most of all the land is private you? Know it's not like out here in, the west where we have the public land where you can walk walk all over the. Place are those. Are those sites visible can person just go and visit them and also do you have. A tour. That you would offer somebody Yes and yes The you're right most of these sites are, on private property and I take pains in my book not to disclose their location to protect them. From being disturbed but there are a few sites that are, on DC land New York State Department, of environmental conservation and and they are easily accessed and a. Cat.