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

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio


5 Units of Hopewell Culture NHP (S&D Maps)

Click on image for a larger PDF version showing the 5 sites that comprise Hopewell Culture NHP.

Squier & Davis

All brochures are PDF (Portable Document Format) files and are relatively small. You will need Adobe Reader or some similar reader to view the brochures on this page.

Site Bulletins

Here you will find brief descriptions of the three accessible sites at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. All site bulletins contain trail maps which show any facilities that may be available and current trails that are open (as of fall 2012).

Click on site name to open site bulletin.

Mound City Group - MCG - (612 kb PDF)

Hopewell Mound Group - HMG - (485 kb PDF)

Seip Earthworks (725 kb PDF)

Driving Maps

Driving map to MCG, HMG & Seip (145 kb PDF)

Driving map to southern Ohio earthwork sites (1.1 MB PDF)

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...