Archives: jarrod burks

Earthworks: Preserving Ohio’s Ancient History

Nestled in the Columbus suburbs lie a series of earthen mounds built by ancient cultures who inhabited this region over 2,000 years ago. Their exact purpose is unknown, but their preservation is essential. This hour we’ll talk about what may have inspired a people to build the largest earthworks in the world, and what threats the sites face today.

Earthworks: Preserving Ohio’s Ancient History

Nestled in the Columbus suburbs lie a series of earthen mounds built by ancient cultures who inhabited this region over 2,000 years ago. Their exact purpose is unknown, but their preservation is essential. This hour we’ll talk about what may have inspired a people to build the largest earthworks in the world, and what threats the sites face today.