Thursday, April 14, 2016

We Hope to See You at the Upcoming Octagon Open Houses!

April 17-18, 2016 Octagon Open House Flyer, PDF.
PDF available.
The grounds of the Octagon State Memorial is open to the public
for general strolling and viewing from sunrise to sunset. The Newark Earthworks Center will be providing guided tours and other activities on April 17.

Group tours of the Octagon State Memorial for April 18 can be schedules by calling Dr. Richard Shiels at (740) 366-9249. Group tours of the Great Circle Earthworks can be scheduled anytime by calling Ms. Amista Jackson at (740) 345-8224.

125 N. 33rd Street
Newark, OH 43055

The next chance to tour the grounds of this enclosure
isn't until May 31st!


Information for self-guided tours can be found
on the Ancient Ohio Trail's Newark Earthworks pagehere.​

The Great Circle Museum will be open Noon 4 PM 
on Sunday, April 17.

455 Hebron Road
Heath, Ohio 43056

For more information, email us at earthworks@osu.edu or call us at (740) 364-9584 .

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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