Hike Through More Than 2,000 Years Of History At Fort Ancient Near Cincinnati
By Andrea Limke|Published March 01, 2020
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
As we go about our daily lives, it’s easy to forget that we walk on grounds that are filled with history. While it’s easy to recognize a historic building, you may not notice a natural feature that actually holds much significance from the past. Throughout the Cincinnati area, there are many places where you can visit and learn about these earthworks and evidence of those who came before us. One of the most fascinating spots is Fort Ancient near Cincinnati. Fort Ancient Earthworks & Nature Preserve is a National Historic Landmark and you can hike through more than 2,000 years of history at this incredible destination.
Fort Ancient near Cincinnati is a historically significant destination in our area that tells so much about the land’s past. Many of us may have visited in childhood, and it’s time to go back and learn more and truly appreciate the over 2,000 years of history at Fort Ancient. Have you explored this fascinating place? What’s your favorite thing about Fort Ancient near Cincinnati? Let us know in the comments!