Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Enjoy Today's Octagon Open House!

Observatory Mound at the Octagon State Memorial, Newark Ohio October 17, 2010.  Photo Courtesy of Timothy E. Black.
Observatory Mound at the Octagon State Memorial, Newark Ohio.
Photo Courtesy of Timothy E. Black.
The grounds of the Octagon State Memorial is open to the public
for general strolling and viewing from sunrise to sunset. 

Newark, OH 43055

The next chance to tour the grounds of this enclosure
isn't until October 11th!


Tours of this exemplary geometric enclosure can be scheduled by calling 740-366-9249.
Information for self-guided tours can be found
on the Ancient Ohio Trail's Newark Earthworks page, here.​
For more information, email us at earthworks@osu.edu or call 740-366-9249.

The Newark Earthworks' Octagon
Video Courtesy of the Ancient Ohio Trail and CERHAS.

This earthwork is part of the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks,
nine Ohio ancient earthworks sites constructed by the Ohio Hopewell culture during
 the Woodland Period (1-1000 CE) which are in the process of nomination for
 UNESCO World Heritage!

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