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The Great Circle Earthworks

 
 
The Great Circle Earthworks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 2, 2022
1. The Great Circle Earthworks Marker
Inscription.  The Great Circle Earthworks was built by the Hopewell Culture around 2,000 years ago as a ceremonial site. The Newark Earthworks is a remnant of the largest system of geometric earthworks in the world, covering several square miles. This ancient monument offers vital opportunities for public education and research about the prehistoric builders and users of the earthworks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans.
 
Location. 40° 3.367′ N, 82° 24.05′ W. Marker is in Newark, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is on East Canal street east of South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 S 2nd St, Newark OH 43055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ohio State Uiversity at Newark Est. 1957 (here, next to this marker); The National Heisey Glass Museum (here, next to this marker); Sherwood-Davidson House (here, next to this marker); The Rodrick Bridge (here, next to this marker); The Midland Theatre
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(here, next to this marker); The Village Of Granville (here, next to this marker); Louis Sullivan Building (here, next to this marker); The Works Museum (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
The Great Circle Earthworks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 2, 2022
2. The Great Circle Earthworks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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