Thursday, December 4, 2014

October Octagon Open House 2014

Newark Earthworks Celebrated. The Ohio State University at Newark.


Dr. Shiels, Director of the Newark Earthworks Center,  giving a tour at the October 2014 Octagon Open House. Image Courtesy of the Ohio State University Newark.
Dr. Shiels, Director of the Newark Earthworks Center,
giving a tour at the October 2014 Octagon Open House.
Image Courtesy of the Ohio State University Newark.


Special guests of the Octagon Open House included eighteen elders from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indian Nation who traveled to Newark from southwest Michigan and northwest Indiana to attend the Open House and an artist's reception for Candi Wesaw. Her exhibit My Dream Show is currently being exhibited in the LeFevre Art Gallery through December 8th.
Entering the Circle connected to the Octagon, October 12, 2014.
Image Courtesy of the Ohio State University Newark.







The Octagon State Memorial is fully open to the public four days a year. The rest of the year, you can view the site from the public path curving around the side of the Octagon and the viewing tower next to the informational sign near to the parking lot.






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