Ancient Brilliance: An Open House at the Newark Earthworks Celebrates UNESCO World Heritage Designation
The Newark Earthworks, and six other connected sites in Ohio, were recently added to the UNESCO World Heritage list, the first such listing in Ohio. On Sunday, October 15, a commemoration was held in Newark to mark that occasion. A formal ceremony was held at the Great Circle on Hebron Road. Both Jeff Hall, the mayor of Newark, and Mark Johns, the mayor of Heath, spoke at the event, since The Great Circle is so large a structure it touches both cities.