"obelisk" Homestead Things to Do Tip by doug48

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  obelisk
by doug48
 
 

this piece of coral stone weighs approximately 57,000 pounds. it stands 40 feet above the ground and has a wind vane on it's top. the obelisk was moved to it's present location from florida city in 1936. the carvings on the obelisk denote the year that ed carved it, the year that he moved it, and the year and country of his birth. the hole near the top of the obelisk is carved in the shape of the latvian star.

Address: 28655 south dixie highway (US 1).
Directions: homestead.
Phone: 305-248-6345
Website: http://www.coralcastle.com/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 12, 2011
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