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Newark Earthworks


Fri 06 / 07 / 2024
11:30 AM to 2:30 PM


455 Hebron Road
Heath OH

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Members only


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Join us for a trip to the Newark Earthworks!
The Newark Earthworks is one of many Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks built by American Indians 2,000 years ago. This site is the largest earthwork complex, it includes geometric shapes interconnected by low walls all built from earth carried by human hands and laid intentionally one basketful at a time. An estimated 7 million cubic yards (approximately 21 million baskets) of earth were used to construct the Newark Earthworks which covered over four-square miles of what is now today the city of Newark, Ohio. Many groups of American Indians from all over North America were gathering at the Newark Earthworks to practice spiritual traditions, celebrate, and connect with one another and the world around them.
Group tours are free on the first Friday of each month. The tours begin at 12:30pm. Be aware that there are no paved walkways into the earthwork, but the tour route is flat and moves at a slow pace, making frequent stops.