See an up-close look at the ancient wonder at the center of the legal battle between the Ohio History Connection and the Moundbuilders Country Club.

Columbus Dispatch videographer Doral Chenoweth III put together this drone video of Newark’s Octagon Earthworks to accompany Columbus Monthly senior editor Chris Gaitten’s feature in the September issue on the 70-acre ancient wonder, which the Ohio History Connection hopes to bring global renown to—if it can just remove the private golf course that has been tasked with its preservation. Ohio History Connection archaeologist Brad Lepper narrates the aerial footage.

Pick up a copy of Columbus Monthly's September issue on newsstands soon.

Like what you’re reading? Subscribe to our weekly newsletters.

***

Like what you’re reading? Subscribe to Columbus Monthly magazine so that you keep abreast of the most exciting and interesting events and destinations to explore, as well as the most talked-about newsmakers shaping life in Columbus.