National Monument is made up of two units separated by two miles of
riverine wetlands along the Ocmulgee River. The well kept main unit of
the park neighbors the city of Macon, Georgia, an urban area with a
population of 118,000. and the visitor center provides helpful
information and a film about the
The Earthlodge above was used either as a winter temple or year round council house.
|The isolated Lamar Mounds and Village
Unit is an important prehistoric town site located in the river floodplain
about 2-1/2 miles South of the Monument's main unit. Although not
recommended, this section can be visited only by getting a special permit at
the main unit headquarters.
More about the ancient culturals & history
Official NPS home page for Ocmulgee National Monument