History & Culture

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park has 17,000 years of continuous human habitation. Four prehistoric cultures have occupied this land for thousands of years before the invitation of European settlers. Ocmulgee is the ancestral homeland of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation who now resides in Oklahoma.

People- Learn about the people who have occupied this land for thousands of years

Stories- Learn about the stories that shaped the history of the park.

Site Bulletins- on the history of the park that you can download and print out.

Paleo-Indian Period
Archaic Period
Early Woodland Period
Middle Woodland Period
Late Woodland Period
Mississippian Period
Earth Lodge
De Soto
British Trading Post
Ancient Creeks
Creek Indian Wars
Creek Indian War 1836
Creek Land Cessions
Creek Removal
Five Civilized Tribes
Creek Chronology
Fort Hawkins
Colonial Southeast Indians
Georgia Colony
Georgia Timeline
Seminole-Black Indians
Dunlap House
Civil War in Macon
Georgia African Brigade
Camp Wheeler
Wetland Area
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Today

Last updated: August 17, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1207 Emery Hwy
Macon, GA 31217


(478) 752-8257 x222

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