First Anniversary Celebration for Ohio’s Prehistoric Monument


First Anniversary Celebration for Ohio’s Prehistoric Monument

All are invited to a Community Picnic to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the signing of Senate Bill 271 which named the Newark Earthworks as Ohio’s official prehistoric monument.

Date: June 7th, 2007
Time: 3:00pm 6:00pm
Place: Great Circle (Moundbuilders Park)

  • Miller Elementary students will be on hand to give tours of their latest project, a Native American garden.
  • Archaeologist Brad Lepper will sign copies of his book, Ohio Archaeology: An Illustrated Chronicle of Ohios Ancient American Indian Cultures. This book just won the Public Audience Book Award at the national conference of the Society for American Archaeology.
  • Native American drumming and food tasting provided by NAICCO, made possible by support from the Newark Earthworks Center. Everyone is welcome to join the Circle Dance!
  • Native American games provided by the Ohio Historical Society.

Events will be held near the closed museum. Please bring all of your own picnic supplies.

Posted May 29, 2007
Topics: Archaeology

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