By WABE 90.1 FM
Article and radio reporting by Molly Samuel, WABE
James Floyd by Bita Honarvar / WABEWABE 90.1 FM
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park was home to the Muscogee people until the U.S. government drove them out.
Macon Park by Bita Honarvar / WABEWABE 90.1 FM
The park overlooks the Ocmulgee River. It’s in an ecologically rich place. The steep grassy hills that park visitors explore are mounds built about 1,000 years ago.
Earth Lodge by Bita Honarvar / WABEWABE 90.1 FM
Jim David by Bita Honarvar / WABEWABE 90.1 FM
Then, a bill to expand the park got rolled into a much larger public lands bill that creates and expands parks around the country.
The park's new name is Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park.
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