Wander the grounds at Ocmulgee National Monument
in Georgia, and you can think of nothing but these questions.
The sites are Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico, Fort Smith National Historic site in Arkansas, and Ocmulgee National Monument
Ocmulgee National Monument
(Georgia): Support for one of the most damaging routes planned to go through the Ocmulgee Old Fields, a historic area that includes the park and adjacent lands, has greatly diminished, thanks to growing recognition of the areas national significance.
Chronic underfunding returns Ocmulgee National Monument
in Georgia to the list.
With no such history interpreted at Ocmulgee National Monument
, however, artifacts unearthed by archaeologists--ranging from pottery to hunting tools to ceremonial items--are key for teaching visitors about the people that occupied the land long ago, ancestors of the thriving Creek Nations.
A proposed road landed Ocmulgee National Monument
on the list.
These early American parks which include Ocmulgee National Monument
in Georgia, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in North Carolina, De Soto National Memorial in Florida, El Morro National Monument in New Mexico, San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico, Roger Williams National Memorial in Rhode Island, and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site in Massachusetts, as well as several state and private historical parks--represent the complex interplay of European, African, and American Indian cultures involved in the struggle for North America.