• Aerial photo of Mound City Group - Photo courtesy of Ryan Fisher

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Our Staff & Offices

Dean Alexander

Superintendent Dean Alexander

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Superintendent - Dean Alexander (DAAV & HOCU)

Administrative Assistant - Laura Long

Chief Ranger Rick Perkins

Chief Ranger Rick Perkins

Interpretation & Resource Protection

Chief Ranger - Rick Perkins (CHYO, DAAV, HOCU & WIHO)
Park Ranger - Melinda Repko
Park Ranger (LE) - Keith Gad (DAAV & HOCU)
Park Ranger / Education Specialist - Susan Knisley
Park Ranger - Bruce Lombardo
Park Ranger - Constance Jones
Park Ranger - Riley Litter
Volunteer (VIP) - Marilyn Hutson
Visual Information Specialist -
Tom Engberg (CHYO, DAAV, HOCU, WIHO)

Chief Resource Mgmt - Bret Ruby

Chief of Resource Management, Bret Ruby

Resource Management

Chief of Resource Management - Dr. Bret J Ruby
Curator - Dr. Kathy Brady
Biologist - Dafna Reiner



Chief of Maintenance - Sam Quakenbush
Maintenance Worker - Phil Egan
Maintenance Worker - Leslie Long (aka Drew Long)
Maintenance Worker - Herb Hutson

MCG Aerial
Aerial view of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park.  Click on map to get directions via google maps.
Image courtesy of google maps

Did You Know?

State Route 104 entrance

Established on March 2nd, 1923 as Mound City Group National Monument, the park was the first federally created National Park Service site in Ohio. President Warren G. Harding, a native of Ohio, established the national monument using powers granted to him under Section 2 of the 1906 Antiquities Act. The park was eventually re-named Hopewell Culture National Historical Park on May 27th, 1992 after congressional legislation was approved in the House and the Senate. More...