About Wales: The Beginning

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I love history ands this is a beautiful piece of history. The pictures and the references at the end so that I can use it are helpful. Thank you to the originator of this blog post.

American Girl in Wales

From 1606 Cymru (Welsh) production Antique Old Colour Color Map by Gerard Mercator. From 1606 Cymru (Welsh) production Antique Old Colour Color Map by Gerard Mercator.

So as far as the history of Wales is known, it seems to be a continuous history of man. It’s a beginning without an ending; and for all practical purposes; Wales is a place where much is still virtually unknown. But its geology proves, it has emerged in a time that succeeded the Age of Bronze, when newly discovered alloy of copper and tin, made it to the surface; and precious metals were much needed for tools and weapons so human life could survive to this very day.

Stonehenge source: bluestone outcrops at Craig Rhos-y-Felin in Wales. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES Stonehenge source: bluestone outcrops at Craig Rhos-y-Felin in Wales.
PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES

Some of the volcanic bluestones in the inner ring of Stonehenge officially match an outcrop in Wales that’s 160 miles (257 kilometers) from the world-famous site, geologists announced this week. (See Wales pictures.)
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