Location: Ohio         Length: 17 min.

While the Greeks were building temples in the Old World, incredible monuments of earth were being constructed across eastern North America. Thousands of mounds and mile upon mile of earthen embankments are part of the rich Legacy of the Mound Builders. This is the story of a lost civilization born in the heartland of America; of advanced peoples with an elaborate trade network which extended over half the continent … and this was 2,000 years ago!

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Produced by Gray Warriner of Camera One, in cooperation with the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (HCNHP).


Mound Builder (people) (Wikipedia)

Indian Mounds  (Ohio Exploration Society)

History of the Kisatchee National Forest

Marksville Prehistoric Indian Site (Wikipedia)

Hopewell Culture (Ohio History Central)