Big Bottom
Custer Monument
Fallen Timbers
Flint Ridge
Fort Ancient
Fort Hill
Fort Meigs
Fort Recovery
Indian Mill
Great Circle
Serpent Mound
Schoenbrunn Village

Native American Historic Sites & Museums

Big Bottom

Named for the broad Muskingum River flood plain, this park is the site of a raid by about twenty-five Delaware and Wyandot warriors on an Ohio Company settlements on January 2, 1791.

 

Custer Monument

Visitors at the exhibit pavilion may read about Custer's life and the spirited qualities of the young soldier whose "Last Stand" has made his name a household word. 

 

Fallen Timbers 

Near the site of the battle of Fallen Timbers, this small park contains a monument honoring Major General Anthony Wayne as well as smaller monuments to the soldiers and Native Americans who died in the battle

 

Flint Ridge 

Flint Ridge seems to have been well known in the ancient world, as small amounts of Flint Ridge flint have been found at Native American sites across the present-day eastern United States.

 

Fort Ancient

Fort Ancient is North America’s largest prehistoric Indian hilltop enclosure earthwork and is a place to explore 15,000 years of American Indian heritage and history in Ohio.

 

Fort Hill

Fort Hill State Memorial is a nature preserve containing one of the best preserved Indian hilltop enclosures in North America.

 

Fort Meigs

Fort Meigs marks the turning point in the Western Theater of War for American forces during the War of 1812. 

 

Fort Recovery

The events at Fort Recovery were pivotal in the relationships between the Native people of the area and the European-American soldiers and settlers. 

 

Indian Mill

The restored three-story structure replaces the original one-story building that the U. S. government built in 1820 to reward the loyalty of local Wyandot Indians during the War of 1812.

 

Inscription Rock

Inscription Rock is located in Erie County on Kelleys Island. It is one of Ohio's most famous rock art sites. Ancient Indians engraved more than one hundred designs onto a huge limestone boulder on the south shore of the island.

 

Johnston Farm & Indian Agency

John Johnston's numerous contributions to the growth of early Ohio and settlement of frontier America are presented in a truly unique and beautiful setting. 

 

Leo Petroglyph

Perched on a ridge just outside the village of Leo, Leo Petroglyph is a legacy of the American Indian peoples of ancient Ohio.

 

Logan Elm

Logan Elm State Memorial is said to be the site where, in 1774, Chief Logan of the Mingo tribe delivered his eloquent speech on Indian-white relations. 

 

Miamisburg Mound

The Miamisburg Mound is the largest conical burial mound in the state of Ohio.

 

Newark Earthworks

Already a National Historic Landmark, in 2006, the State of Ohio designated the Newark Earthworks as "the official prehistoric monument of the state." 

Great Circle Earthworks

The Great Circle Earthworks, formerly known as Moundbuilders State Memorial, was built by the Hopewell culture approximately 2000 years ago.

Octagon Earthworks

The Octagon Earthworks consist of a circular earthen enclosure connected to an octagonal enclosure by a short segment of parallel walls.

Wright Earthworks

The Wright Earthworks are remnants of the Newark Earthworks, the largest set of geometric earthworks built by the Hopewell culture (100 B.C. to A.D. 500).

 

Schoenbrunn Village

Schoenbrunn, founded in 1772 as a Moravian mission among the Delaware Indians, was the first Christian settlement in Ohio.

 

Seip Mound

Seip Mound is one of the largest earthen mounds built by the Hopewell culture (100 B.C. - 500 A.D.) of prehistoric Native American people. It is 240 feet long, 130 feet wide, and 30 feet high.

 

Serpent Mound

Serpent Mound is a physical embodiment of Ohio’s very long history. Thousands of years ago Native Ohioans populated the landscape with mounds and massive earthworks.

 

Shrum Mound

Shrum Mound, sometimes referred to as Campbell Mound, is a conical burial mound built by the people known to archaeologists as the Adena Culture (800 B.C. to 100 A.D.) of prehistoric Native American people.

 

Story Mound

Story Mound is a large, conical burial mound built by the Adena Culture (800 B.C. to 100 A.D.) of prehistoric Native American people.

 

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