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Witness ancient brilliance in each of the Hopewell earthworks

A memorable and enriching experience

Newark Earthworks Open House

Explore and experience fully all three segments of these ancient, expansive earthworks built masterfully by American Indians during the Newark Open House. The site will be open from daylight to dusk, with staff on site to answer questions and give tours until 6 p.m. The open house kicks off at 9 a.m. with an optional remnants walking tour. There is no registration or reservations needed for tours.

Schedule of Events: 

Remnants Walking Tour

9 a.m.–Noon

A Stationary History of the Newark Earthworks

9–9:45 a.m.

Filling in the Details: Archaeology of Hopewell Earthworks & Sites in Ohio

10–10:45 a.m.

Tours of the Octagon and Great Circle

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. OR 2–3 p.m.

Commemorating the Journey to World Heritage

1–1:45 p.m.

What World Heritage Means & How You Can Play a Role

3:30–4:30 p.m.