There are many sites that have historic value located throughout the Cincinnati area. One of these sites is located in Newtown and is known as the Perin Village Site. The Perin Village Site is is a site that is just 0.3 miles northwest of the Odd Fellows' Cemetery Mound which is also located in Newtown. This site is believed to have been inhabited by the Hopewell people and is labeled as an archaeological site. There are other archaeological sites located around this site one already mentioned is the Odd Fellows' Cemetery Mound and then the large Turner Earthworks. The Turner Earthworks once had a mound but it was actually destroyed in order to improve road conditions during the late 1870s. It did yield bones and pieces of charcoal when the ground was dug up. The site extends about 80 acres in total and is believed to have been rich with various kinds of artifacts. It is believed that if there was a detailed excavation done on this site it could include evidence such as houses, hearths, middens and burial sites. A guy by the name of Frederick Starr who was a local resident actually was able to unearth some artifacts that resembled "Hopewell-like" artifacts.
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