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Re: [sl] Fw: Project seeks to spark new interest in ancient monuments

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  • Barry Carroll
    this was a nice contribution. the situation at the Newark Ohio Octagon is disgusting. a private golf course has been built on the site and has existed for
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 30, 2003
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      this was a nice contribution.
      the situation at the Newark Ohio Octagon is disgusting.
      a private golf course has been built on the site and has existed for years.
      As noted the place is hardly ever open to the public.
      this is one of the most amazing mound sites in the US.

      the state could suspend the the country club's lease any time.
      but then they would have the cost of maintaining the site.

      overall awareness of mound culture is relatively high in Ohio.
      maybe a change is coming soon.
      Barry

      At 11:37 AM 11/29/2003 -0600, you wrote:


      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: I.C.A.R.E. [mailto:i.c.a.r.e@...]
      >
      >
      >Project seeks to spark new interest in ancient monuments
      >
      >By GREG WRIGHT
      >Gannett News Service
      >
      >http://www.lancastereaglegazette.com/news/stories/20030728/localnews/541324.
      >html
      >
      >WASHINGTON -- According to a Cherokee legend, prophets long ago led the
      >people.
      >
      >And the prophets would dream and ask the people to build monuments to make
      >their visions reality.
      >
      >That is how as many as 10,000, massive American Indian earthworks that once
      >dotted the Eastern and Southern United States and Midwest came to be, said
      >Barbara Crandell, 74, Thornville.
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