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

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Other Life Forms

Fungi on tree at Mound City Group.
Fungi can be found throughout park land, but especially in areas left undisturbed. When decomposition is left to run its course, the cycle of nature works best as fallen or dying plants return the nutrients used to the soil, for new plants to thrive on.

Did You Know?

Arch. Atlas of Ohio-Mills

William Mills documented the presence of 49 enclosures and 370 mounds in Ross County in his book entitled "Archaeological Atlas of Ohio," published in 1914.