History & Culture

Ocmulgee National Monument has had 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

Paleo-Indian Period
Archaic Period
Early Woodland Period
Middle Woodland Period
Late Woodland Period
Mississipian Period
Earth Lodge
De Soto
Ancient Creeks
Creek Indian Wars
Creek Indian War 1836
Creek Land Cessions
Creek Removal
Creek Chronology
Fort Hawkins
Colonial Southeast Indians
Georgia Colony
Seminole-Black Indians
Civil War in Macon
Camp Wheeler
Wetland Area

Last updated: January 23, 2017

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