Hopewell Culture National Historical Park


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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Address:16062 SR-104
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Phone:740-774-1125
Fax:740-774-1140
Web: www.nps.gov/hocu/
Size: 1,170 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on March 2, 1923. Name changed from Mound City Group National Monument on May 27, 1992.
Location:In south-central Ohio. The park visitor center, located at Mound City Group, is on OH 104, 2 miles north of US 35 and 3 miles north of Chillicothe.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, guided tour, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park contains nationally significant archeological resources including large earthwork and mound complexes that provide an insight into the social, ceremonial, political, and economic life of the Hopewell people. Finely crafted artifacts of the Hopewell Culture (200 BC - AD 500) show that highly skilled artisans used an extensive trade network east of the Rocky Mountains.

See other parks in Ohio.