Fragments of an Earlier World

Stone Faces Gazetteer
Faces: Ciff Profiles, Boulders, Outcrops

New Hampshire

Profile Rock
Barnstead

Martha Washington Profile
Dixville Notch

MNM#01-01170

Webster Profile
Dixville Notch

    Presumably this is a profile of Daniel Webster.

Dewey Rock
Franconia Notch

    Another of the many rock faces in the White Mountains. Trail directions at www.gorp.com.

The Indian Head
Franconia Notch

    A sort of Native American antithesis to the Old Man of the Mountains, on the southern side of Mt Pemigewasset south of Franconia Notch.

    MNM#01-01188

    GPS N 44° 05.817', W 71° 41.925'

Old Man of the Mountains
Franconia Notch

The Profile

Old Woman of the Notch or The Watcher
Franconia Notch

Sleeping Astronomer
Franconia Notch

    Another of the many rock faces in the White Mountains. Trail directions at www.gorp.com.

Imp Face Rock
Gorham

Profile Falls
Hill / Grafton

Old Man of the Shore
Isle of Shoals

Profile Rock or Washington Boulder
Jackson

Old Man of The Lake
Lake Sunapee

    Located somewhere along Birch Grove Road on the shore north of Newbury?

    MNM#01-01296

Old Man of Winnepesaukee or Profile Rock
Lake Winnepesaukee

    Boulder profile located somewhere on Tuftonboro Neck, a peninsula on the east side of Lake Winnepesaukee. Presumably not the same boulder seen in the next postcard.

    MNM#01-01284

Profile Rock
Lake Winnepesaukee

    A boulder located somewhere near The Weirs, a narrows at the mouth of Paugus Bay on the west side of Lake Winnepesaukee. Presumably not the same boulder seen in the previous postcard.

    MNM#01-01146

Old Man of the Cog Railway
Mount Washington

    MNM#01-01236

Profile Boulder / Old Man of the Valley
Shelburne

Washington’s Profile
Thornton

    A ghostly image seen on a flat rock next to a waterfall rather than a rock profile.

Whipple's Stone Face
Wentworth

    MNM#01-01318

New Jersey

Indian Head Rock
Delaware Water Gap

Indian Head Rock
Palisades

    Several rock faces have existed at various times on these cliffs, including opposing Indian Head and George Washington Rocks, and even a brief appearance of a Hitler Face Rock. See article on njpalisades.org.

    MNM#01-01213

Profile Rock
Weehawken

New Mexico

Old Man of the Cave
Carlsbad Caverns

Old Man of the Woods or Old Man of the Hills
Cimarron

    An unknown location in Cimmaron Canyon.

    MNM#01-01089

Profile Rock
Las Vegas Hot Springs

Our Lady on the Mountain
Magdalena Mountain

Old Man of the Mountain or The Head
Silver City

    Caprock perched atop pinnacles in the Gila Wilderness area north of Silver City.

    MNM#01-01280
    MNM#01-01281

New York

Old Man of the Mountains
Ausable Chasm

    A tiny profile overlooking the river is visible at the center of the postcard image

    MNM#01-01237

Profile Rock
Alhambra Falls / Trenton Falls

Face Rock
Cragsmoor / Sam's Point

Profile Rock
Fort Jackson

The Witch
Howe Caverns

    A cave formation

    MNM#01-01017

Facial Rocks
Kaaterskill Clow (Catskill Mountains)

    Cliff formation, difficult to discern - photo

Washington Head Rock
Lake Mahopac, Petrie Island

    MNM#01-01191

Witch Head Rock
Liberty, Walnut Mountain

    Walnut Mountain Hotel once stood on summit to the left of postcard image. Since the 1960s the land has been a public park. Recently a local mountain bike club has restored the trail to Witch Head Rock.

    MNM#01-01204

    GPS N 41° 47.433', W 74° 46.212'

Profile Rock
Little Falls

    Located in Tal-A-Que-Ga park.

    MNM#01-01093

Profile Rock
Little Falls

    Located on banks of old Erie Canal. The rock face looks very different in postcards from the 1900s vs. postcards from the 1930s. Perhaps the profile was damaged during construction of Erie Canal Lock No. E-17 in 1911?

    MNM#01-01098
    MNM#01-01197

    GPS N 43° 02.329', W 74° 50.903'

Rock Face of Washington
Mamaroneck

Washington's Profile
Mohonk Lake

Face in Rock
Olean

Profile Rock
Perry

    MNM#01-01156

Profile Rock
Poughkeepsie

    Outcrop on river north of Poughkeepsie Bridge.

Profile Rock
Watkins Glen

The Face in tha Rock Cut
Wrights?

    Not clear where the location of "Wrights NY" is.

    MNM#01-01247

 

North Carolina

Devil's Head
Chimney Rock

Old King Tut
Chimney Rock

    MNM#01-01265

Profile Rock
Grandfather Mountain

Indian Head Rock
Ridges Mountain

    One of many evocative granite outcrops here - photo

Profile Rock
Roan Mountain Cliffs

Ohio

Profile Rock
Bainbridge

Old Man's Face
Old Man's Cave, Hocking County

An unclear face on a cliff edge below the "Devil's Footprint"

MNM#01-01333

Old Man's Face

Sphinx Head Rock
Old Man's Cave, Hocking County

Indian Profile Rock or
Chief Logan Profile Rock

Wellsville

Oklahoma

Old Maid's Profile
Kenton

Old Maid's Profile

Man Face Rock
Cleveland

Indian Head Rock
Tishomingo

    Located on Pennington Creek, Devil's Den. Face is not clear from photo.

    MNM#01-01231

Man-Face Rock
Face Rock

Turner Falls

Oregon

Face Rock
Bandon

Old Man of the Sea
Barview Beach

    Located near mouth of Tillamook Bay between Barview and Garibaldi. A smaller rock next to the better-known Three Graces outcrops.

    MNM#01-01283

    GPS N 46° 33.772', W 123° 56.221'

Old Man of the Sea

William Jennings Bryan Rock
Columbia River

Old Man of Cow Creek Canyon
Cow Creek Canyon

    MNM#01-01026

Indian Head Rock
Fogarty Creek State Park

Indian Head Rock

Stone Face
Leap

Netart's Rocks
Tunnel Beach

Netarts Rocks

Indian Head Rock
Warm Springs

    Located north of Kah-Nee-To Resort on the road to Simnasho

    MNM#01-01270

Indian Head Rock

Pennsylvania

Profile Rock
Catawissa

Lincoln’s Profile Rock
Duncannon

    Located on hill south of Duncannon, above old Route 11 & 15 near New Boston.

    MNM#01-01251

Sphinx Rock
Grand Canyon

    Overlooking Cedar Run.

    MNM#01-01297

Sphinx Rock

Indian Head Rock
Hollidaysburg

    Outcrop next to Juniata River.

    MNM#01-01028

Stone Face
Honesdale

Girty’s Face
Liverpool / Amity Hall

Small face of the legendary traitor Simon Girty visible about halfway up the cliff.

MNM#01-01331

Girty's Face

The Profile
Mauch Chunk

Indian Head Rock
Oaks

    Overlooks Perkiomen Creek.

Indian Profile Rock
Philadelphia

 

Old Man's Face in the Rock
Shohola

MNM#01-01342

Washington Profile
South Bethlehem

    Located in Sayre Park at Lehigh University. Does this profile still exist?

    MNM#01-01154

Shikellamy’s Profile
Sunbury

Stone Face
Towanda

    On route 6 along Susquehanna River between Towanda and Wyalusing.

Indian Head Rock
Verona

Old Man of Penna's Grand Canyon
Wellsboro

    MNM#01-01155

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