December 21, 2015.
Connie Post, of the Dayton Daily News, has written a short article about the astronomical alignment known as a solstice and the alignments to the solstice within SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park.
"Today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year for us in the Northern Hemisphere. Precisely, the sun reaches its southern-most point at 11:49 p.m. Then the days will start getting longer. A historical gem inside the city limits is named for the fact that knowing the sun’s cycle was important for the ancient people who once lived here. SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park is an open-air museum near the Great Miami River. Here are 10 things to know about it:"
For more information,
- SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park
- Raising a village, one hut at a time
- Connie Post, Dayton Daily News, December 20, 2015.
- Everything You Need to Know About the Winter Solstice
- Brian Handwerk, National Geographic, December 21, 2015.
- Ancient Ohio Trail
- Myaamia Center
- Earth & Sky Curriculum
- Introduction, Index, Activity 1
- Earth Activities
- Sky Activities and Sharing Stories
- Celestial Timekeeping
- April 8, 2015.
- Newly-Discovered Hopewell Mound Group Woodhenge Found to be Solstice Aligned
- July 21, 2014.
- Ancient Ohioans Saw Sun on a Sacred Path
- December 13, 2013.