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Category: Summer Solstice

Though a connection between the Celtic high priests and England's Stonehenge has never been reliably established, many people who identify as modern-day Druids still gather at the mighty monument every midsummer. (Credit: Andrew Dunn/Wikimedia Commons)

Summer Solstice Traditions

The summer solstice, which falls on June 21 in the northern hemisphere this year, was a day of great significance for many past civilizations.