• A rainbow arches over the Mound City Group after a thunderstorm

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Discovery Day at Mound City Group

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Date: October 1, 2012
Contact: Melinda Repko, 740-774-1126

Hopewell Discovery Day
Kids enjoying Discovery Day activities

Join in the fun at the park's annual Hopewell Discovery Day. Experts will be on-hand to identify artifacts and fossils, and explain flint knapping techniques. This is a great opportunity to bring out those rocks, fossils and arrowheads that have been collecting dust on your shelves! Ohio History will be brought to life with the Ohio Historical Society's, History to Go Van presenting their "American Indian Experience" program. Visitors of all ages will be able to interact with authentic and replica artifacts of Ohio's native cultures, use a pump drill, play a life skills game or try throwing a spear with an atlatl! Admission is always free!

Click here for directions to the Mound City Group visitor center.

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.