posted on Feb, 19 2010 @ 02:17 PM
reply to post by hoghead cheese
Hey Hog head!
I guess you're implying that this amazing site was intentionally built over, and that this was intended to hide the fact the Hopewell wee extremely
advanced for their time.
I agree that these Indians were definitely advanced, and may have had outside influence, is this a reason to airbrush this amazing culture from the
I suppose it's very possible, the golf course was built in 1911, not a very long time after the days of settling the West and Wars with the Indians
(in the mid to late 1800s. That would have been fairly fresh in the memory of a lot of people, maybe the notion that Native Americans were savages
would have been shattered with the knowledge they created an ancient lunar observatory! That situation would have been a political time bomb of
At the very least it points to a more complex and advanced history that nomadic hunter gatherers following buffalo across the pains.
That too would have been knowledge that White Settlers would probably not want to get out.
So you may be on to something there!
All the best, KF