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Newark Earthworks

Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go

Key things to do or see when you visit.

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History

History

Explore Newark Earthworks' significance to Ohio history.

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Local Management

Local Management

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Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

Learn more about the historic site.

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Collections

Collections

Discover some of the amazing collections on view at Newark Earthworks.

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Historic Site Management Plan

Historic Site Management Plan

Documentation of Newark Earthwork's management plan.

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Museum Hours

Year Round
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Saturday: 10 a.m - 4 p.m. 
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
 
Open Holidays 
Memorial Day: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 4: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Labor Day Weekend: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Closed Holidays 
New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Columbus Day, Easter, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, December 23, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, December 29 & 30 

Admission

Park admission (for all visitors): FREE 


Location

Wright Earthworks 
c/o Ohio History Connection 
800 E. 17th Avenue 
Columbus, OH 43211 
Wright Earthworks is located less than a city block west of the State Route 79 intersection at Grant Street in Newark, in Licking County. The earthwork remnant may be viewed from James Street, a short distance from Grant Street and the State Route 79 interchange. 
http://www.ohiohistory.org/wright




Octagon Earthworks 
c/o Ohio History Connection 
800 E. 17th Avenue 
Columbus, OH 43211 
The Octagon Earthworks are at North 33rd Street and Parkview Road on the west side of Newark, in Licking County. They are on the grounds of the Moundbuilders Country Club, 125 North 33rd Street. 
http://www.ohiohistory.org/octagon

 

Handicapped Accessibility 

Ohio History Connection strives to meet ADA requirements. However, historic structures and outdoor areas provide challenges that make it difficult to provide complete access to all visitors. Please call the site with specific questions and concerns.