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Fort Ancient administration building photograph
Description: Photograph of the administration building at Fort Ancient. The administration building was originally built for the park personnel. It was retained for the park Administration Building. Project started October 25, 1933 and completed December 15, 1933. The size of the building is 32 x 40. Fort Ancient features 18,000 feet of earthen walls built 2,000 years ago by American Indians who used the shoulder blades of deer, split elk antler, clam shell hoes and digging sticks to dig the dirt. They then carried the soil in baskets holding 35 to 40 pounds. Portions of the walls were used in conjunction with the sun and moon to provide a calendar system for the peoples. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: 3076_89_23_apr35_09
Subjects: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939; Fort Ancient State Memorial (Ohio); Buildings
Places: Fort Ancient (Ohio); Warren County (Ohio)