HOLLISTON (CBS) – The famous balancing rock in Holliston has fallen, but how?

Holliston’s balancing rock fell after hundreds of years. (WBZ-TV)

For hundreds of years, the boulders have been stacked on top of one another to become a local landmark.

Legend has it that George Washington himself tried to tip over the rock while traveling through Massachusetts in 1789.

Now, the rock has fallen, seemingly on its own.