Sacred Spaces - A Place for Reflection in the Past and Today

Earthen mounds and embankments forming huge geometric enclosures grace the landscape of the Ohio River Valley. These monumental structures were built by Native American hands almost 2,000 years ago. Hopewellian people gathered at these earthworks for feasts, funerals and rites of passage.  Come learn about these sacred spaces and reflect upon the lives of these American Indians.

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Outline of the country of Libya with coastline picture embedded on it alongside NPS arrowhead.

Libyan Archaeologist Interview

View the video interview of visiting Libyan Archaeologists during the summer 2015 archeology field season at Hopewell Mound Group.

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WHO and UNESCO WH logos with Central Mound in background

World Heritage Ohio

The bid for World Heritage is picking up momentum. Learn more about it when you visit the park's World Heritage page with a link to the official site.

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Hopewell Culture NHP social media

Stay Social with Your National Park

Look for Hopewell Culture NHP social media! At home or on the go, you can get the latest news, interact with others & share park memories.

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Chief Glenna Wallace speaks to guests on the re dedication day at Seip

Seip Earthworks 2014 Re-dedication

View the historic and profoundly moving speech from Chief Glenna Wallace of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma during the Seip re-dedication.

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Local area map of park vicinity

Navigating to the park

Need accurate directions and maps to make your way to the park? We've got you covered. You can find the most up-to-date guidance materials here.

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Administrative History Online

More than mounds

Learn about the archaeology, the culture and the history that comprises Hopewell Culture National Historical Park.

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William Howard Taft NHS

William Howard Taft; Public Servant

Visit the Cincinnati two-story Greek Revival house where William Howard Taft was born & grew up. A true civil servant, from Hamilton county to D.C

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Portrait of Colonel Charles Young

Ohio's 8th National Park Site, the Nation's 401st

Ohio now has nine Nat'l Park Service sites throughout the state! The newest site is Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Wilberforce.

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Wright Cycle Company building

Dayton's National Park

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park invites you to explore its five sites about the Wright brothers and Paul Laurence Dunbar.

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