Archive for month: December, 2011

The Circleville Earthwork and Hopewell

01 Dec
December 1, 2011
published by the Ohio Archaeologist, Vol. 61, No. 1, Winter 2011

It is time to restore the Circleville earthwork to its former vaunted stature — time to undo the damage done to the reputation of this remarkable earthwork by no other than E. G. Squier and E. Davis (Squier and Davis 1848). These two, in their epochal 1848 work, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley, barely mentioned the Circleville earthwork. They did so almost as an afterthought in their description of the Frankfort Works: Read more →