• Fog rises from the mounds as the ground cools off in the early morning.

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Event Details

  • 06/21/2013

    Summer Solstice
    Location: Mound City Group visitor center Time: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM Fee Information: No fees Contact Name: Visitor Center Staff Contact Phone Number: 740-774-1126

Celebrate the sun with family activities featuring our closest star!  To celebrate the start of the summer season and the magnificence of Mound City Group, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is hosting a "Summer Solstice Celebration."  Evening activities will begin at 8:00 P.M. and will include watching the sunset alignment with Mound City Group's earthen wall, a star party with a Night Sky Ranger and a campfire program with Rangers. Feel free to bring along a flashlight, blanket and refreshments for the late evening events.

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