17,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation

Welcome to Ocmulgee National Monument this park is a prehistoric Native American site.  Native Americans first came here during the Paleo-Indian period hunting Ice Age mammals. Different cultures occupied this land for thousands of years.  The Mississippian culture arrived here around 900 constructing mounds for their elite. Today the mounds still remain for all to see.

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Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

September 19-20, 2015 from 10:00am-5:00pm. Native American will be sharing their culture with dancing, singing, storytelling, and crafts.

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earth lodge floor

1000 year old floor

The earth lodge floor is the original floor that was carbon dated to the year 1015.

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Civil War

Civil War in Macon

Watch a short video on our battles in Macon

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