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George Barnett (1876 - 1965):
Historian, geologist and archaeologist


George Barnett lived most of his life in Owenreagh, Sixtowns, County London-derry. He was a geologist and archaeologist and discovered Beaghmore Bronze Age site in County Tyrone. He suggested that it was a lunar observatory. He experimented by making his own stone tools modelled on those of the Stone Age. He had an intimate knowledge of the northeast Tyrone landscape and frequently contributed artifacts to Draperstown Museum.



Born: 11 February 1876
Died: 10 April 1965
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