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Before Europeans arrived on this continent,  Native Americans constructed huge mounds.  Many have been fully or partly excavated, and we offer a list of those that have been at least partially preserved.  Many of the sites we present have museums or interpretive centers.  If we've missed some or need to update information on others, please tell us  
 

Mounds Ohio - Tennessee

 
  Mounds Pages: AL-FL, GA-IN, KY-NC, OH-TN  
 

 

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Ohio
Bainbridge
Seip Mound
Address
Bainbridge OH
Phone
614 297-2630
Web Site
www.ohiohistory.org/places/seip/
Toll Free
800 686-1535
Description
partially excavated earthworks featuring marked outlines of buildings
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Group Identity Native American
Era 100 BC-500AD
Owner/Operator: Ohio Historical Society
Last changed: 02/17/2003

  OH

  Chillicothe

  Hopewell Culture National Historic Park

  16062 State Route 104

  Chillicothe  OH   45601    

  Phone 740 774-1125

  Web Site  www.nps.gov/hocu/

  Description  large earthwork and mound complexes, visitor center with exhibits on

                    Hopewell culture and an orientation film

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Mounds

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Group Identity Native American

  Owner/Operator:  NPS

  New or Updated:  5/31/2006


Ohio
Dayton
Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village
2301 West River Road
Dayton OH 45218
Phone
937 268-8199
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Building Type Mounds
Group Identity  Native American

  OH
 
Enon
 
Enon Community Historical
 
45 Indian Drive
 
Enon  OH  45323    
 
Phone   937 864-7080
 
Web Site  http://www.enonhistory.org/
 
Description  Heritage Room library, restored log cabin, Anoka Mound
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Historical Society
 
Building Type   Mounds
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:  2/12/2004

Ohio
Hillsboro
Fort Hill State Memorial
13614 Fort Hill Road
Hillsboro OH 45133
Phone 937 588-3221
Web Site http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/fthill/
Toll Free 800 283-8905
Description 1200 acre nature preserve with Hopewell Indian earthwork hilltop enclosure 1.5 miles long, natural history museum, 11 miles of trails
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Natural History
Building Type Mounds
Kind of Activity Hiking
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Group Identity Native American
Last changed: 03/10/2003

Ohio
Miamisburg
Miamisburg Mound
Mound Avenue
MAIL: Miamisburg Parks Dept, 101 N First St
Miamisburg OH 45342
Phone 937 866-4532
Web Site www.ohiohistory.org/places/miamisbg/
Description conical Adena burial mound, 877 foot circle, steps to top, park & playground on site
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type  Mounds
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
Era 800 BC-100 AD

Ohio
Peebles
Serpent Mound
3850 State Route 73
Peebles OH 45660
Phone
937 587-2796
Web Site www.ohiohistory.org/places/serpen
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Building Type Mounds
Group Identity Native American

 

    OK
 
Spiro
 
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Park
 
Route 2, Box 339AA
 
Spiro OK 74959    
 
Phone   918 962-2062
 
Web Site  http://www.spiro.lib.ok.us/mounds.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:spiromds@ipa.net
 
Alt Web  http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/mus-sites/masnum28.htm
 
Description  140 acres with 12 mounds
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Mounds
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
 
Era  850 - 1450 AD
 
New or Updated:  2/27/2004

 

 

Tennessee
Pinson
Pinson Mounds Archaeological Park
460 Ozier Road
Pinson TN 38366
Phone
731 988-5614
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/pinson/
Description 1200 acre park with mounds, museum designed to replicate a mound, library, discovery room and theater
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Field of Study Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
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