Stonehenge Has Attracted Summer Solstice Visitors for Centuries. Some Historians Worry About Its Future

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Every year around June 21, thousands of visitors from around the world gather at Stonehenge in southwest England to celebrate the summer solstice. It’s a tradition that is thought to go back thousands of years, ever since Neolithic peoples created what is believed to be a temple aligned with the movements of the sun. Stonehenge is the only neolithic monument in the U.K. to use stones not from the local area.

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