Heartland Earthworks Conservancy


Advancing the Preservation of Ancient Earthworks in Southern Ohio

A remarkable profusion of mysterious earthen enclosures built in geometric patterns are clustered in southern Ohio. The most impressive were built about two thousand years ago by an impressive civilization that archaeologists call the Hopewell Culture. The Heartland Earthworks Conservancy exists to further the protection of these historical sites.

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Robert Drake Accepts Position as HEC Board Advisor

Robert N. Drake, an attorney practicing in Newark, Ohio, has recently become an advisor to the board of trustees of the HEC. Rob grew up in Central Ohio, received his undergraduate degree in history from the College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, and his J.D. degree from...

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HEC Sponsors First Public Event

“EXPLORING THE ANCIENT EARTHWORKS OF FORT HILL,” a public event co-sponsored by the Heartland Earthworks Conservancy, the National Park Service and the Arc of Appalachia Preserve System, is being offered at Fort Hill on Sunday May 20, 2012, from 9:30 to 4:00 pm. An...

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