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Proposed addition of Hopeton Earthworks to the Mound City Group National Monument

United States. Dept. of the Interior.

Proposed addition of Hopeton Earthworks to the Mound City Group National Monument

by United States. Dept. of the Interior.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural monuments -- Ohio,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States,
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (Ohio)

  • Edition Notes

    Oct. 9, 1979

    Statementsubmitted as an accompanying part of the communication from the Secretary of the Interior transmitting reports on studies of new areas with potential for inclusion in the National Park System
    SeriesHouse document - 96th Congress, 1st session ; no. 96-202, pt.10, House document (United States. Congress. House) -- 96th Congress, 1st session, no. 96-202, pt.10
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14210891M

    A must for those interested in Hopewell and for scholars around the world researching ceremonial earthworks. J. B. Richardson III, emeritus, University of Pittsburgh, October Hopewell Ceremonial Landscapes of Ohi is, in my estimation, the most authoritative, up-to-date, and attractive overview of ancient North America's all important Hopewellian world (c. b.c.–a.d. Cited by: 8. Mound City Group National Monument 3 miles north of Chillicothe on St. Rt. The Chillicothe area is the heart of the mound builder activity in Ohio. Mound City is not actually a city, but a village, and burial site of the Hopewell Indians. It contains 13 areas enclosed by a 3-foot earthen embankment. In this area are 23 restored conical mounds.

    The Dunns Pond Mound is a historic Native American mound in northeastern Logan County, Ohio, United d near Huntsville, it lies along the southeastern corner of Indian Lake in Washington Township. In , the mound was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a potential archeological site, with much of its significance deriving from its use as a burial Nearest city: Huntsville, Ohio. An Astronomical Interpretation of the Hopeton Earthworks. Manuscript on file at the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Chillicothe, Ohio; and at the Ohio Historical Center, Columbus Author: Christopher S. Turner.

    Hopewell earthworks vary greatly in size and shape, but several of those included in the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks nomination follow what appears to be a standardized series of symbols. A combination of circle and octagon-shaped earthen enclosures (like walls) can be found at Seip Earthworks, Hopeton Earthworks, High Bank Earthworks, and. Mound City Group National Monument eagerly used the nonresident employment program since to augment its maintenance and administrative staff with excellent results. The assistance, accomplished through the Ross County Community Action Office, made possible the completion of many projects that otherwise could not have been conducted with.


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Proposed addition of Hopeton Earthworks to the Mound City Group National Monument by United States. Dept. of the Interior. Download PDF EPUB FB2

With the establishment of Mound City Group as a national monument, park Superintendent Clyde King encouraged action to preserve the Hopeton Earthworks. Inthe National Park Service assigned Regional Archeologist John L. Cotter to evaluate whether Hopeton would qualify for national historic landmark status.

Get this from a library. Proposed addition of Hopeton Earthworks to the Mound City Group National Monument. [United States. Department of the Interior.]. Chillicothe, Ohio: Mound City Group National Monument, National Park Service, Files Pertaining to Mound City Group National Monument and Hopeton Earthworks National Historic Landmark, Ohio.

Griffin, James B. "Culture Periods in Eastern United States Archeology," in Archeology of Eastern United States, James B. Griffin, Editor. Chicago. Public Law makes Mound City Group a unit of a larger Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, including a larger Hopeton Earthworks, Hopewell Mound Group, Seip Earthworks, and High Bank Works (May 27).

Inthe Mound City group was declared a National Monument by President Warren G. Harding to preserve prehistoric mounds of “great historic and scientific interest.” InCongress expanded the monument by adding a portion of the nearby Hopeton Earthworks. U.S. Department of the Interior,Communication from the Secretary of the Interior, “Proposed Addition of the Hopeton Earthworks to the Mound City Group National Monument”, House Document # ,part X, 96 th Congress, first session, ment Printing Office, Washington D.C.

President Warren G. Harding declared the site Mound City Group National Monument in Infour more of Chillicothe’s many Hopewell earthwork sites were added to Mound City Group and the name of the park was changed to Hopewell Culture National Historical Park.

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is a United States national historical park with earthworks and burial mounds from the Hopewell culture, indigenous peoples who flourished from about BC to AD The park is composed of six separate sites in Ross County, Ohio, including the former Mound City Group National park includes Location: Ross County, Ohio, United States.

The national monument was established by a proclamation signed by President Warren G. Harding in to preserve prehistoric mounds of "great historic and scientific interest." In Congress expanded the monument by adding a portion of the nearby Hopeton Earthworks and authorized the investigation of other regional archeological sites to determine.

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park Amidst Ancient Monuments: The Administrative History of Mound City Group National Monument/Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Ohio () The Hopeton Earthworks and Hopewell Culture.

Full text of "Amidst Ancient Monuments: The Administrative History of Mound City Group National Monument/Hopewell Culture National Historic Park Ohio" See other formats. OnPublic Law mandated significant changes for Mound City Group National Monument and Hopewell archeology.

In addition to changing the name of Mound City Group National Monument to Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, it expands the boundary of the park to include: a. additions to Hopeton Earthworks, b.

High Banks Works. In addition to changing the name of Mound City Group National Monument to Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, it expands the boundary of the park to include: a.

additions to Hopeton Earthworks, b. High Banks Works, c. Hopewell Mound Group, d. Seip Earthworks. : Mark J. Lynott. By late MayRegional Director Beal approved final changes to "An Evaluation of the Feasibility of Adding Hopeton Earthworks to Mound City Group National Monument." It boldly stated that "Hopeton Earthworks and Mound City Group should be protected as a combined resource, administrated [sic] as a single unit of the National Park System.

Nanih Waiya (alternately spelled Nunih Waya) is an ancient platform mound earthwork in southern Winston County, Mississippi, constructed by indigenous people during the Middle Woodland period, about to CE. Since the 17th century, the Choctaw have venerated Nanih Waiya mound and nearby cave as their sacred origin location.

The mound of Nanih Coordinates: 32°55′17″N 88°56′55″W /. Name changed from Mound City Group National Monument on Location: In south-central Ohio. The park visitor center, located at Mound City Group, is on OH2 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. The President of the United States can establish a national monument by presidential proclamation, and the United States Congress can by legislation.

The Antiquities Act of authorized the president to proclaim "historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest" as national monuments. Hopewell Culture National Historical Park was established in by combining the Mound City Group National Monument with Hopeton Earthworks, High Bank Works, Hopewell Mound Group, and Seip Earthworks.

Driven by History now turns down the road to the American Revolution. This week on Aug the National Park Service turns Full text of "People Who Came Before: The Hopewell Culture Curriculum Guide" See other formats. The Kolomoki Mounds is one of the largest and earliest Woodland period earthwork mound complexes in the Southeastern United States and is the largest in ucted from CE to CE, the mound complex is located in southwest Georgia, in present-day Early County near the Chattahoochee River.

The mounds were designated as a National Historic Nearest city: Blakely, Georgia. Amidst Ancient Monuments: The Administrative History of Mound City Group National Monument/Hopewell Culture National Historic Park Ohio Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.InCongress added the nearby Hopeton Earthworks to the monument, and in Hopewell Culture National Historical Park was established, expanding Hopeton Earthworks and annexing three other sites in the region: High Bank Works, Hopewell Mound Group and Seip Earthworks.

“They are precise, they are geometric and they are primarily ceremonial.Mound City and Chillicothe Mound City Group, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park Inside an earthen enclosure over feet wide, a concentration of burial mounds yielded a wealth of artifacts when excavated.