Ancient Mounds, A guide to public earthen mounds, Earthworks, cliff dwellings, pueblos, petroglyphs, caves, stone chambers, rock art, and ancient sites of North America. Ancient Mounds are found all over the world. Sites listed by state, with maps and information on artifacts unearthed at each site.  Articles on Ancient People and Places.  History of Prehistoric Peoples Including The Hopewell, Fort Ancient, Phoenician, Anasazi, Vikings, Welsh, Irish, and more.  Learn about places to visit to see Ancient History.

​​ANCIENT MOUNDS

​​​​​​​​​EARTHWORKS   MOUNDS   STONE CHAMBERS  CLIFF DWELLINGS   ROCK ART CAVES

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Chambers of New England

08/23/2016


Stone Chambers are found in the North Eastern section of the United States.   Their purpose is still unclear, although many theories exist.  <Read More>

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Fort Ancient

Earthworks, Ohio

05/03/2016


The walls of Fort Ancient are built with earth, and in some places limestone was used to hold the earth in place.  The earthen walls enclose about one twenty-six hundred acres and vary from four feet to twenty-three feet, and they follow <Read More>

YOUR GUIDE TO AMERICA'S ANCIENT PAST

Sites You Can Visit



Phoenician North America

4/21/2016


“The Algankinese are the most influential and commanding people in the whole of North America.  Their Name in Irish indicates as much, viz. algan-kine, or kine -algan, a noble community, corresponding to the Phoenician words  <Read More>


When visiting these sites please remember to leave no trace.
It is a violation of federal law to disturb or remove any artifacts from park lands.


The Kensington Runestone

4/16/2016


“Eight Goths and twenty-two Norwegians upon a journey of discovery from Vineland westward.  We had a camp by two skerries one day.  When we retuned home we found ten men red with blood and dead.  <Read More>