CINCINNATI,
LITTLE MIAMI

FORT SALEM EARTHWORKS

Between Cincinnati and Hillsboro, and with a few extra hours and a sense of adventure, consider searching out the Fort Salem Earthworks, two conjoined mounds together with a 450-foot circular ditched earthwork, recently purchased by the Archaeological Conservancy and restored.

Its remote location bridges the two dominant Adena and Hopewell cultural regions the Little Miami and Scioto valleys. The site overlooks a sharp bend in the river below, where turtles breed, suggesting the conjoined mound may represent a turtle. The address is 4206 Certier Road.

A double mound stands near the center of the well-preserved Fort Salem Earthworks, a few miles southwest of Hillsboro.

Cincinnati, Little Miami

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