What is Special About Ancient Native American Earthworks?
The Hopewell Culture
Earthwork architecture and engineering reached a pinnacle of achievement in the Hopewell Culture. Hopewell earthwork complexes can be enormous and surprisingly complex. They represent the accomplishments of a Native American culture that thrived in eastern North America two thousand years ago. Many questions persist about why and how the people of the Hopewell Culture built such awe-inspiring monuments.
Properties of Hopewell Earthworks
Hopewell earthworks are: