• A plush carpet of green grass covering the Mound City Group in summer

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Stories

Camp Sherman-LL, Davis & Squier-LR, Copper Effigy Bird-TR, Mica Effigy Hand-TL
 

Each of the 401 National Park Service sites throughout the United States and its territories have a story to tell. Every story carries with it many chapters that comprise the rich history which makes each and every one unique. Here you will find the chapters of the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park story. Click on a link below to learn more about the park's story.

Camp Sherman

Did You Know?

State Route 104 entrance

Established on March 2nd, 1923 as Mound City Group National Monument, the park was the first federally created National Park Service site in Ohio. President Warren G. Harding, a native of Ohio, established the national monument using powers granted to him under Section 2 of the 1906 Antiquities Act. The park was eventually re-named Hopewell Culture National Historical Park on May 27th, 1992 after congressional legislation was approved in the House and the Senate. More...