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Old name for ancient site

Mound City is what this site was called before it became a national historic park managed by the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Paul S
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Native American History.

This site had beautiful grounds as well as lots of history. They have a nice walk down by the River... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Deborah D
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The 13 acres of this Hopewell site contain 23 ceremonial mounds.
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Chillicothe, OH
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Mound City is what this site was called before it became a national historic park managed by the National Park Service. The mounds covered a much larger area until the army destroyed most of them to create Camp Sherman during World War I. It is...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This site had beautiful grounds as well as lots of history. They have a nice walk down by the River as well. It's amile long but it flat and for the most part, in the shade so pleasant for hot days.

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I am not sure why this is listed as a separate site since it is on the same grounds and right outside the door of the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park. There is no fee just to walk among the mounds but the visitors center...More

1  Thank MTravi
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Note: this includes my review of the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this intriguing place. We visited the park on a windy-but-sunny Monday and had the place nearly to ourselves. I've been interested in seeing and experiencing the Moundbuilder...More

Thank Ceanothus
Reviewed 30 April 2017

23 plus earthen mounds over previous cremated charnel houses of the ancient Native American cultures indigenous to Southern Ohio.Enjoyed the knowledge of the Rangers. Also visit Trip Earthworks on US T 50 while in the area.

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a wonderful day in the lovely outdoors visiting Mound City. It was awe inspiring and mind boggling to see what our ancestors planned and built with so little mechanical technology!

1  Thank Becky D
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a duplicate entry for the Hopewell Cultural National Historic Site. It would be nice if Trip Advisor would merge the two entries.

2  Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 23 May 2016

One of my favorite places in the world - but heck as a Hopewell archaeologist that makes sense! The shame is that visitors from afar, around the world, know how significant this special place is yet many locals do not...the entire Mound City staff are...More

2  Thank ArchaeologyDoc
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Really great place to visit to add to your understanding of the advanced cultures that were here FIRST. Anyone interested in history and/or Native American cultures SHOULD make it a point to visit this site.

Thank CHEFSAH
Reviewed 21 February 2016

For anyone that is intrigued on America's foundation and what Native Americans meant to this beautiful nation, I would highly recommend this attraction. Located just outside of Chillicothe, Mound City offers great heritage and insight on 1 of Chillicothe's founding Indians. The Adena and Hopewell...More

Thank GolfisLifeOhio
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