|Image Courtesy of the National Park Service/ T. Engberg.|
Mary Beth Lane, of The Columbus Dispatch, has written an exciting article about the recent discovery of a possible woodhenge, "a circular enclosure of wooden posts" often to record astronomical events, at the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park near Chillicothe.
"More testing and analysis remain to be done before they can be certain. But the archaeologists believe that the stains of darker soil they are discovering in intervals several feet beneath a field are evidence of wood — long since rotted into the earth — that once made up the circular enclosure."
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