Moonrise Celebration at Newark Earthworks

Moonrise Celebration at Newark Earthworks

Moundbuilders Country Club Sponsors Moonrise Celebration
at Octagon Earthworks, Newark, Ohio

October 11, 2006

Moundbuilders Country Club will be sponsoring an event at the Octagon Earthworks located in Newark, Ohio on October 11, 2006, marking one of the dates on which the northernmost rising of the Moon can be viewed along the main axis of the Octagon. This rare event can be viewed only during a short period of months every eighteen-and-a-half years.

Parking will be available to the public on the southern edge of the Country Club property (current Driving Range) starting at 8:00 PM. To get there, observers will turn north from Main St. just west of the Hospital onto McMillen Dr. (at CVS Store) and turn right at Hospital Dr. Parking will be on the left. The general public will be able to walk the grounds until the moon rises above the horizon. The moon will begin rising above the horizon at approximately 10:00 PM.

No parking will be available at the 33rd street parking lot. In the event of inclement weather, the cancellation will be broadcast on all local media outlets. No rain date will be set.

For more information go to, or call 1-740-344-9431.

For more information about the relationship between the Moon and the Newark Earthworks go to

Posted October 4, 2006
Topics: Archaeology

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