Category Archives: archaeology

What Will We Learn about Serpent Mound in 2012?

Our archaeology curator, Brad Lepper, discusses the potential for using remote sensing to learn more about Serpent Mound in this round up of scientists in the Sunday Columbus Dispatch: New Year Holds Hope for Particles, Planets: Researchers are Eager to … Continue reading

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Hopewell Astronomy in the News

“It is becoming increasingly clear that many of Ohio’s ancient earthworks incorporate alignments to astronomical phenomena, such as the apparent rising and setting of the Sun on the summer and winter solstices and the various moonrises and sets that demarcate … Continue reading

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Finding Short Bull

Written by guest blogger, Jeff Gill, program assistant at the Newark Earthworks Center. Gerard Baker is a Mandan-Hidatsa Native American, and has served in the National Park Service as Superintendent of the Little Bighorn National Battlefield, and in that same … Continue reading

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New Archeaology post – The Heart of it All

The inaugural issue of the Journal of Ohio Archaeology features my article, “Ohio — ‘the heart of it all’ for over 15,000 years.” It is an overview of Ohio prehistory focusing on the most current interpretations of what David Hurst … Continue reading

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It’s All About Archaeology in October

October is Archaeology Month. Our new archaeology exhibit, Following in Ancient Footsteps, opens on Saturday, October 15th at the Ohio History Center in Columbus with a full day of programming: 10:30 AM The Moorehead Circle at Fort Ancient: Preliminary Results … Continue reading

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The Latest from Brad Lepper

Read Brad’s column and find out more about archaeology research at the site of Fort Recovery: Scientists Find More Secrets at Ohio Fort

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OHS Curator published in the Skeptical Inquirer

Ohio Historical Society Archaeologist, Brad Lepper, and former Curator of History, Terry Barnhart, along with two other authors have just published the first in a three-part series of articles for The Skeptical Inquirer written in response to the claims put … Continue reading

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