Ohio Indian Mounds

  • Start: Cincinnati, OH
  • End: Ohio, United States of America
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:32
  • Total Mileage: 792 Miles
  • Number of stops: 23

Description

This tour explores a large stretch of land along the Ohio River, with emphasis on Native American mounds and settlements. In Cincinnati, where your first stop is, visit the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. This museum has within its walls the Omnimax Theater, the Cincinnati History Museum, the Duke Energy Children's Museum, and the Museum of Natural History and Science. If you have a blooming interest in plants, see the Krohn Conservatory which showcases more than 3,500 plant species from all over the world as well as a 20-foot rainforest waterfall. Drive east to Locust Grove. Visit the Serpent Mound State Memorial; a necessary stop for enthusiasts of Native American lore. Serpent Mound is a 1,348-foot-long and five-foot-high effigy mound resembling a serpent swallowing an egg.

Stop #1:

Taft Museum of Art
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #2:

Contemporary Arts Center
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #3:

Cincinnati Museum of Natural History
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #5:

Irwin M. Krohn Conservatory
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #6:

Cincinnati Art Museum in Eden Park
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #7:

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #8:

Yeatman's Cove
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #9:

Bicentennial Commons
Cincinnati, OH

Stop #10:

Grant Birthplace State Memorial
Ohio, United States of America

Stop #11:

Rankin House State Memorial
Ripley, OH

Stop #12:

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center
Maysville, KY

Stop #13:

Serpent Mound State Memorial
Peebles, OH

Stop #14:

Fort Hill State Memorial
Hillsboro, OH

Stop #15:

Hopewell Museum
Paris, KY

Stop #16:

Seip Mound
Bainbridge, OH

Stop #17:

Adena Mansion & Gardens
Chillicothe, OH

Stop #18:

Ross County Historical Society Museum
Chillicothe, OH

Stop #19:

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
Chillicothe, OH

Stop #20:

Tremper Mound
Portsmouth, OH

Stop #21:

Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center
Portsmouth, OH

Stop #22:

Wayne National Forest
Marietta, Ohio

Stop #23:

Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area
Ohio, United States of America
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