Curling origins begin in Scotland in 1541. Curling was introduced to America in the 1830's by Scottish soldiers.  There are 135 curling clubs in the United States mostly found in northern states.

Curling origins begin in Scotland in Curling was introduced to America in the by Scottish soldiers. There are 135 curling clubs in the United States mostly found in northern states.

what a find for a hiker!  on the banks of the Long loch of the Dungeon.. near Galloway in Scotland... a curling rock....

What a find for a hiker! An ancient curling rock on the banks of The Long Loch Of The Dungeon, near Galloway, in Scotland.

Hunters in the Snow (Winter) Pieter Bruegel the Elder 1565

Pieter Bruegel the Elder The Hunters in the Snow, 1565 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna These Renaissance Artists Took Art out of the Church and into the Home - Artsy.

Rice Lake Curling Club in Wisconsin had a fire years back... many people believe that "well, at least the rocks could survive the fire"... but they can't.  Rocks can survive the heat (they are granite) but they can't survive the cold water from the fire hose while they are hot.... they shatter.

Rice Lake Curling Club in Wisconsin had a fire years back... many people believe that "well, at least the rocks could survive the fire"... but they can't. Rocks can survive the heat (they are granite) but they can't survive the cold water from the fire hose while they are hot.... they shatter.

The Egg; CS025

The Egg; CS025

Curling History: The 'Boulder Age': When Your Curling Stone Had a Name!

Curling History: The 'Boulder Age': When Your Curling Stone Had a Name!

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