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Great Circle Earthworks

455 Hebron Rd, Heath, OH 43056-1446
+1 800-589-8224
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If ancient history interests you...

If ancient history interests you, then this is the spot to visit in North America. The Great... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
wipeoutwayne
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Heath, Ohio
Great Circle ( Mounbuilers park)

We had a family reunion here in July 2016. Park is free. Special events require shelter house... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Marsha D
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Newark, Ohio
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Spanning almost a quarter of a mile, this round earthworks was an amazing construction feat 2,000 years ago.
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455 Hebron Rd, Heath, OH 43056-1446
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

If ancient history interests you, then this is the spot to visit in North America. The Great Circle Mound is a marvel on par with the Great Pyramids of Egypt, Easter Island or Stonehenge. Every solstice the mound marks the passing of the sun and...More

Thank wipeoutwayne
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We had a family reunion here in July 2016. Park is free. Special events require shelter house rental fee. Reasonable priced. No playground. But can take your own outside games. Small museum on-site with free admission to it. Local Indian artifacts and history Historical state...More

Thank Marsha D
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Native Americans built this in ancient times as an astronomical device. The circle is quite large and takes up a lot of space in the town. Go on a nice day to see and take a walk.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

For those who are interested in viewing a small portion of how intelligent and architecturally wise the early Americans were. This is a small portion of a much larger complex stretching hundreds of miles. There are more sites near by.

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

The Great Circle and the Works museum are one of the few indicators left from what historians believe are the first civilization from the US - the Missippians, Hopewells, or collectively the Mound Builders. Awe sweeps over you as you stand within the circle of...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Would recommend having a guide point out the interesting features of this historical landmark. Very peaceful, very well maintained.

Thank Jeannie F
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

In addition to the mounds and informative signs, this park was home to some of the most beautiful trees I've seen in the Midwest

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We visited in the middle of the day. It was beautiful and sunny, and very pleasant to walk all around. (You can't walk on the mounds, however.) We visited the small information center/museum, and found it very informative. I would recommend stopping in here first....More

Thank mlrmfw99
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is another site of the Hopewell Culture. Built 2000 years ago it is preserved in a local park. The circle encloses 30 acres and was probably used for ceremony and funeral rituals. It is well worth a stop. Further information is found at the...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The Hopewell Indian heritage is phenominal. Dan Moder, the Executive Director of Explore Licking County does an exceptional job of explaining the rich heritage of the Great Circle Mounds. Dan and Carol Thress and Staff are there to educate guests not just of the Great...More

Thank RobKlinger
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