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

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Paint Valley High School 5k Run

Photo courtesy NPS-PERI

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News Release Date: February 28, 2013
Contact: Cathy Daugherty, 740-634-3582

On Saturday, May 4th at 10:00 am, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park will co-host a benefit 5k run at Seip Earthworks. The run will begin at the Paint Valley Local Schools parking lot (next to Seip Earthworks) and then weave through Seip Earthworks. Entry fee is $20.00 with the proceeds going to benefit the Paint Valley 5th Grade Conservation Camp. 1st and 2nd places for men and women runners will be recognized. Every participant will receive a commemorative t-shirt as long as they are registered by April 17th. For a registration form, please click here or save time and register online. For a site map and information on Seip Earthworks, please click here.

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...