Newark in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Newark Earthworks
This model is based on a map made by Ephraim Squier and Edwin Davis who surveyed the mounds in 1847. Since that time, many of the original earthworks have been destroyed. Those portions that are preserved are represented by the burnished sections of the model.
Erected 1972 by The Ohio Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 40° 2.515′ N, 82° 25.699′ Touch for map. It is in the Moundbuilders State Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Newark OH 43055, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Circle Earthworks (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wright Earthworks (approx. half a mile away); Octagon Earthworks (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Observatory Mound (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veteran's Park (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
More about this marker. The marker is a circular brass plaque approximately four feet in diameter set into a low polished cement table in front of the Great Circle Earthworks Museum. It is a short walk from the parking lot of the memorial park.
Regarding The Newark Earthworks. The Newark Earthworks are a National Historic Landmark.
Also see . . . Newark Earthworks Website. (Submitted on October 21, 2006.)
Additional keywords. Great Circle Earthworks
Categories. • Landmarks • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,681 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.