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

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Plants

Flowering plants at the Mound City Group.
The 1,170 acres at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is a mix of woodlands, riparian areas, prairie, fallow fields, mowed grass, and wetlands. There are approximately 462 species of plants found throughout the park, with diligent and observant volunteers and staff discovering more species each year.
 

Did You Know?

Camp Sherman barracks in background. Mounds being excavated in foreground.

Camp Sherman, a World War I training camp, was located in part at Mound City Group. Most of the mounds were significantly impacted. During construction of the cantonment, a new barrack was erected every 20 minutes. More...