Mound City Earthwork and Burial Complex in Chillicothe, Ohio

 Mound City Earthwork and Burial Complex in Chillicothe, Ohio


Map of the Mound City, Mound and Earthwork Complex




Early photo shows how large the earthen wall of the enclosure was originally


Photo of the burial mounds inside the enclosure before being excavated by the Ohio Historical Society.


Excavation of one of the mounds revealed  a skeleton that rested on a bed of mica tablets.
Another one of the burial mounds at Mound City being hacked into by the Ohio Historical Society


Severla Pipes that were removed from the burial mounds. Many of the artifacts from Mound City were sold to museums in England.


Mound City was only partially restored by the Ohio Historical Society. The earthen wall that surrounded the burial mounds is only a slight burm of earth. None of the burial mounds were restored to their orignal height and size.