Monday, April 1, 2013

April 2013 Newark Earthwork Center Events

Newark Earthworks, Octagon

April 14: Octagon Open House.

Public has full access to the site. 
NEC will offer public tours, American Indian Crafts, storytelling, and atlatl throwing from noon to 4pm. 
Feel free to explore the site on your own.

April 15: Octagon Open House.

Public has full access to the site.
 Feel free to explore the site on your own. 
The Newark Earthworks Center will be pleased 
to offer guided tours of the Octagon any time on April 15 
for Ohio State University classes or community organizations. 
Contact us for a tour.

April 16: Wyandotte Visit.
Chief Billy Friend and two other officers of the Wyandotte Nation will be our guests for lunch at Baker House Tuesday, April 16.  Chief Glenna Wallace of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma has agreed to come from Oklahoma for the event.  Join us, noon to 1:30 PM. RSVP to Dick Shiels (,
The American Indian Studies Program will host a reception for the Wyandotte guests in 165 Thompson Library on the Ohio State University Columbus campus at 4 PM.

April 20: Tour of the Newark Earthwork Remnants Throughout the City of Newark.
The 10 mile walk will begin at the Great Circle Earthworks Museum at 9 am, ending at noon. Jeff Gill, Program Assistant, at the Newark Earthworks Center will be identifying remnants of the Newark Earthworks throughout the city.

April 22: World Heritage Lunch.
Archaeologists Brad Lepper and Bret Ruby will discuss their “Comparative Analysis” portion of the World Heritage nomination at a Baker House lunch Tuesday, April 22. Join us, noon to 1:30. RSVP to Dick Shiels.

 Tours of the Great Circle Earthworks and Flint Ridge.
The Newark Earthworks Center employs four trained tour guides (two certified teachers & two Native Americans) who give tours for K-12 classes & other groups.
Admission is $5 per person except for teachers & aids.
Approximately 2, 500 school children participate each year.
For more information visit our Ancient Ohio Experience page or email us.
 Call 740-345-8224 to schedule a tour.
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