Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park: Mound City Groupe
What is there to do here?
Marvel at the prehistoric artifacts excavated from Mound City in the museum - 2,000 year old American art, a national treasure! Just enter the visitor center.
Explore the prehistoric past by interacting with the touch screen in the museum. See computer generated images of lost earthworks. Dig as deep as you like to learn more about the mysterious Hopewell Culture.
Walk through Mound City, this 2,000 year old sacred ceremonial and burial grounds of prehistoric American Indians. Ask the park angers for a trail map.
Become a Junior Ranger! Earn a badge like a national park ranger's by learning about Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. Ask the park ranger for an official Junior Ranger booklet to begin.
Watch 'Legacy of the Mound Builders', the 17 minute introductory video in the auditorium.
Journey to the other fascinating prehistoric carthwork sites of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. Ask the park rangers for directions and trail maps for Hopewell Mound Group and Seip Earthworks.
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
Location. 39° 22.552′ N, 83° 0.394′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Marker can be reached from Ohio Route 104 0.2 miles north of Moundsville Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16062 OH-104, Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ancient Monuments (here, next to this marker); A Flourishing Culture (here, next to this marker); Casualties of War (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (here, next to this marker); A Sacred Purpose (within shouting distance of this marker); Cultural Transitions (within shouting distance of this marker); Mound 7 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mica Splendor (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chillicothe.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Last updated on February 14, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.