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

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

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1950s

Supt. Berrett and son, Administrative Assistant Jackie Lamb - 8th Anniversary - Press Photo - October 1957

NPS Photo

How to donate to the park: Thank you for your interest. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for Effigy Mounds National Monument. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support.



Donated funds help pay for programs and extra rangers at HawkWatch, the park's Teacher-Ranger, and more...



...There are several ways of supporting Effigy Mounds NM. Donations may be made for a specific purpose or unrestricted either directly to the park or directly to the Effigy Mounds Fund at the National Park Foundation.



The monument is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating directly to the park you may contact the monument Superintendent by phone at 563-873-3491. ext. 101 A donation box is located in the visitor center, or donations may be sent to Jim Nepstad, Superintendent, Effigy Mounds National Monument, 151 HWY 76, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146



In addition, Congress established the National Park Foundation (NPF) in 1967 to provide private citizens an official, tax-deductible way to make gifts to the support national parks. NPF helps individual parks attract philanthropic gifts by encouraging those who feel a deep appreciation for a park to express their support.



National Park Foundation

C/O Effigy Mounds National Monument

1201 Eye Street, NW

Suite 550B

Washington, D.C. 20005



Checks should be made payable to: "Effigy Mounds Fund REFMA"

Did You Know?

Fire Point Mound Group

Stephen H. Long, of the U.S. Army's Topographical Engineers, explored and described the Effigy Mounds National Monument region in expeditions undertaken in 1817 and 1823. Long was one of the first to document the presence of mounds in the Upper Mississippi River Valley.