The tourist turned it in to the historians at Emory University, and soon after, several more "Dare Stones" were discovered. But journalist killjoy Boyden Sparkes threw some cold water on this mania in 1941, with an article in the Saturday Evening Post that revealed the rocks were forged.
Some Dare Stones enthusiasts maintained their authenticity even after Sparkes' exposé. They were especially confident in the first stone, which looked markedly different from the rest. Could it make a cameo on American Horror Story? At the very least, check for any creepy "EWD" scrawls on rocks, trees, or the walls of Matt and Shelby's house.