When: Thu., Oct. 27, 6:30-9 p.m. 2016
A UNIQUE DINNER FEATURING TRADITIONAL NATIVE FOODS PREPARED IN A MODERN, GOURMET STYLE Guest Speaker: Bradley Lepper, Ph.D., Archaeology and Natural History Manager & Curator of Archaeology, Ohio History Connection THE NEWARK EARTHWORKS - A First Century Pilgrimage Center The Newark Earthworks is the largest connected series of monumental geometric earthworks in the world. The site is one of the most important ceremonial centers of the Hopewell culture (circa AD 1-400). Dr. Lepper will discuss how he thinks the earthworks were used as pilgrimage centers, drawing thousands of people to participate in rituals that linked the Hopewell to the cosmos.
Price: $20 per person