• A cool & crisp autumn sunrise at the Mound City Group

    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?

Obsidian spear point

Obsidian has been found at a few Hopewell earthwork sites. The majority of obsidian, several hundred pounds, was found in one mound at Hopewell Mound Group. Much of the obsidian is from Obsidian Cliff in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming - over 1,500 miles away. More...