Author : Foster John Wells
Title : Pre-historic races of the United States of America
Year : 1887

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In early manhood, when for the first time I gazed upon the works of that mysterious people known as the Mound-builders, my mind received a class of impressions which subsequent years have failed to efface. These works are in the vicinity of Newark, Ohio; and although not the most stupendous, are the most elaborate in the whole series. It was a bright summer's morning", and the sunlight, streaming through the openings of the dense canopy of foliage above, fell upon the ground in flickering patches. ...