Wow! This guy gets some really interesting questions!
Swiss Army Librarian had a customer who found a plaque made of stone in the woods with characters painted onto it. He went online and found Omniglot.com and, by looking at the alphabets there, decided they must be Runic characters. In front of the plaque was a little container which he didn’t open, but he photographed the whole area and....
See Brian Herzog's post for the rest of the story...and check out Omniglot.com.