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Hopewell tradition


The Hopewell tradition describes the common aspects of the Native American culture that ... system spread far and wide and have been seen in many burials outside the Midwest. ... Hopewell mounds fro...

Hopewell Indian Mounds | Ohio - Touring Ohio


Hopewell Indian Mounds at Mound City in Chillicothe is home to the Hopewell ... made of earthen walls, often built in geometric patterns and mounds of various shapes. ... When those early excavations were conducted, Ohio did not have a ... The best archaeology information gathered to date indicate that the mounds were  ...

Newark Earthworks - Ohio History Central


Aug 7, 2015 ... It is the largest set of geometric earthworks ever built. ... They were constructed by the Hopewell culture (100 B.C. to 500 A.D.) of ... though pre-contact American Indian groups certainly *did* possess a history. ... "Eagle Mound" is a group of connected mounds located at the center of the Great Circle ....

Hopewell peoples


When they buried honored people in the mounds, the Hopewell included items that ... The Hopewell built their mounds in Michigan from 10 B.C. until about A.D. 400. ... are gone, but 17 of their burial mounds still lie in a forest outside Grand Rapids. ... Fort Hill State Memorial in Ohio contains one of the best-preserved Indian .....

Earthworks Timeline - Ancient Ohio Trail


places on earth where agriculture began without outside influence. The Adena ... The Hopewell Culture (100 BC to AD 400): Great new inspirations marked ... to the south, the Fort Ancient Indians did not build large pyramid mounds, or live.

Cahokia: North American Mounds - Crystalinks


Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is located on the site of an ancient Native American city (c. ... Another possible cause is invasion by outside peoples, though the only .... the subsequent Hopewell culture known from Illinois to Ohio and renowned for ... The Adena and Hopewell were not, however, the only mound building ...

Hopewell Archeology - National Park Service


The Newsletter of Hopewell Archeology in the Ohio River Valley ... To my great pleasure, the conference also included a tour to visit important sites in Wessex and ... are nestled carefully within or outside the massive earthwork and ditchworks. ... It is impossible to imagine Woodland Indians building a mound in this setting.

Hopewell Culture - National Park Service


Mound City Group is the only fully restored Hopewell earthwork complex. ... enclosure and among the mounds can still experience a sense of what it may have ... along the waterways of the great forest. ... building. The first step in the mound building process was to construct a ... borrow pits outside of Mound City's walls may.

Mounds of the Midwest - Chicago Tribune


May 8, 2000 ... In what is now Ohio, Illinois, Iowa,Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana, prehistoric ... Some mounds were built along the ridgeline of hilltops; others were ... Why did they stop? ... The 26-acre Great Circle site at Moundbuilders StateMemorial, ... A 1.5-mile trail wanders the grounds outside the embankment wall, ...

The Culture Problem in Ohio Archaeology - JStor


withinri its confines the great mound-building cultures of the Ohio and ... With reference to a native Ohio tribe, it is obvious that the more or less nomadic habits of the ... Occurring as it did just at the time when Eurpean exploration was pending but not .... the names "Fort Ancient culture" and "Hopewell culture"...

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Native Peoples of North America - Hopewell - Cabrillo College


Feb 21, 2000 ... Outside of Ohio, many contemporary societies in throughout the Eastern ... The most spectacular burial mounds come from the Ohio Valley. ... The great central mound is 250 ft. long, 150 ft wide, and 30 ft. high. .... between communities and regions continued, as did some mound-building (for a few centuries ...

Who Were the Hopewell? - Archaeology Magazine Archive


The Hopewell culture flourished in Ohio and other parts of eastern North America ... Mordecai Hopewell, a Chillicothe landowner on whose property mounds were ... acquiring copper from the upper Great Lakes, mica from the Carolinas, shells from ... is the largest set of geometric earthworks built by the Hopewell culture.

top ten places to experience ohio's ancient american indian legacy


Apr 6, 2011 ... Most of the sites are earthworks built by the Hopewell culture (100 BC – AD 400), but ... The best evidence suggests it was built around AD 1000 by the Fort Ancient culture. ... The largest Adena culture burial mound in Ohio.