Ohio Supreme Court rules against Moundbuilders Country Club in Newark Earthworks case

NEWARK − The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday against Moundbuilders Country Club in its appeal of lower court rulings allowing the Ohio History Con...

December 7, 2022
7:46 PM

NEWARK − The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday against Moundbuilders Country Club in its appeal of lower court rulings allowing the Ohio History Connection to reclaim the Newark golf course property by eminent domain.The ruling upheld decisions by Ohio's Fifth District Court of Appeals and the Licking County Common Pleas Court.In November 2018, the Ohio History Connection, previously the Ohio Historical Society, filed a civil lawsuit against Moundbuilders Country Club, intending to buy back the lease on the Newark property, which has been operated as a golf course since 1910.

Kent Mallett