• A quiet summer walk through the Marching Bear Group of effigy mounds

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

Photo Gallery

 
Mounds in Fall
Marching Bear Group in Autumn
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Sunrise in the Forest at Effigy Mounds

Sunrise in the Forest at Effigy Mounds National Monument

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Sunrise in the Forest Near Fire Point

 
Sunrise at Fire Point with Fog

Early Morning Fog over the upper Mississippi River

NPS Photo

Foggy Sunrise Over The Mississippi River
 
View of Mississippi River from Fire Point

View of Mississippi River from Fire Point

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View of Mississippi River from Fire Point
 
Sunrise at Fire Point

Sunrise at Fire Point

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Sunrise at Fire Point
 

Did You Know?

Ellison Orr Map of Marching Bear Group - Effigy Mounds N.M. Collections

Ellison Orr was 92 years old when Effigy Mounds National Monument was dedicated. The Monument owes much to his accurate maps, and careful cataloguing of hundreds of sites and artifacts. Orr died in 1951, leaving most of his personal collection of manuscripts, artifacts, and samples to the monument.