9 Ancient Earthworks In Ohio You Won’t Find Anywhere Else In The World
Few people realize just how many prehistoric remnants still exist here in the Buckeye State. Ohio is rich with evidence of the ancient American Indian legacy. While many of the earthworks left behind have taught us a lot about these ancient cultures, some of the earthworks remain a mystery. Why they were built and what purpose they served is fascinating to consider.
If you know an Ohio history buff or outdoor enthusiast, the following are 9 earthworks in Ohio that would make excellent day trip destinations.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you ever explored any of these ancient earthworks before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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