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Snapshots

  1. Purpose

    Snapshot Title: Purpose
    Taken by: Jimi Bailey

    Image: Seip Earthworks
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    What purpose did these earthworks made by the Hopewell earthworks serve for the tribe?



  2. Barrier

    Snapshot Title: Barrier
    Taken by: Jimi Bailey

    Image: Seip Earthworks
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Why do you think the Hopewell Native Americans made a barrier around their burial mounds?



  3. Perimeter wall

    Snapshot Title: Perimeter wall
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Seip Earthworks
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The Hopewell frequently constructed earthen walls surrounding ceremonial sites, burial mounds and other important areas.



  4. Out for a Saturday walk

    Snapshot Title: Out for a Saturday walk
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Seip Earthworks
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    A family goes out to view the mounds on a pretty Saturday afternoon.



  5. Burial Mounds

    Snapshot Title: Burial Mounds
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Seip Earthworks
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Although a military camp at this location in the early 20th Century leveled many of the ancient mounds, they have been reconstructed and signage has been placed at the site.



  6. Family visit

    Snapshot Title: Family visit
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Seip Earthworks
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    A family goes out for a walk to learn about the Hopewell culture.