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Newark Earthworks

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Amazing Site

I was in the area so I went by. It is a nice site to see. It looks like an... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Very interesting - shows the brilliance of pre-contact Native Americans

Visited all 3 areas of this huge set of geometric earthworks. Somehow they figured out how to... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Bill J
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Akron, Ohio
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455 Hebron Rd, Heath, OH 43056-1446
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

I was in the area so I went by. It is a nice site to see. It looks like an earthen fort, but it is not. It is open during the daytime and no admission.

1  Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Visited all 3 areas of this huge set of geometric earthworks. Somehow they figured out how to orient the earthworks to the phases of the moon on an 18.7 year cycle.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful and fascinating site to visit. The grounds have over 200 acres so prepare to walk around the mounds. The Hopewell Indians were a very sophisticated group of people for their time. The museum has a very informative video and displays. Great gift...More

Thank Traviata5013
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Have been wanting to see the mounds in Ohio for some time and this was a nice experience. The museum and the ground are free. The museum gives an overview of the mounds and what is known about what is left of them. You really...More

Thank 323martyd
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I wasn't sure how interesting the earthworks would be -- maybe a, "Well, there they are!" kind of place. But it was fascinating, and we spent a couple hours there. I definitely recommend the visitors center as it provides plenty of info about the earthworks,...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The great circle mound is an amazing historic feature given the overall size of the main mound. It is a beautiful display of several species of trees and on many occasions we have encountered a variety of wildlife. Deer, fox, raccoon, possum, woodchuck, crows, hawks,...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Museum was closed, so nothing to comment on here. It was a great peaceful hike around the mounds and a first time ever visit to "Eagle Mound" in the middle of the great circle. Marked as "Pre-Historic EarthWorks - Please stay off". It is a...More

Thank O S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The earthworks which are circular shaped are interesting to see. A walk around the circumference of both the exterior and the interior of the circle (I was told by someone the circumference of the exterior is roughly a mile long). A few informational signs are...More

Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Amazingly built by ancient native Americans as an astronomical calendar. This area is abound in unusually colored flint, and the gift shop sells polished flint. The visitors center shows a nice video about the history of the a Earthworks.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The Great Circle Earthworks at Heath, Ohio,are only a portion of the Hopewell Earthworks attributed to Native Americans some 2,000 years ago. However, this is the most accessible part of the surviving works since the Octagon not far away are now surrounded by a golf...More

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