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

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Animals

Sedge wren at Hopeton Earthworks.
An abundance of diverse wildlife use park grounds for nesting, breeding, raising their young, feeding, shelter, and as a stopover site while migrating to other destinations. Birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates can be found throughout the year in all types of habitat. There are no Federally-listed species known to utilize park land, but several state-listed species have been observed.
 

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Did You Know?

Copper effigy bird

People of the Hopewellian Culture made extensive use of copper from the Lake Superior region, near the Keweenaw peninsula and Isle Royal area. Copper was worked into elaborate objects and effigy artwork without using smelting techniques. More...