Historic photographs of Ocmulgee


Are you looking for historic photographs of our National Parks?

The National Park Service’s Historic Photograph Collection includes more than two million images, and you can browse the two thousand they’ve posted online.

The Collection has six photographs posted online that are of Ocmulgee National Monument. The Monument’s webpages are here.


Here’s one (Catalog Number: HPC-000591) from the 1930s, when the earthlodge was being excavated. The photographer is uncredited.

At the top is one (Catalog Number: HPC-000790) from about 1941. It was taken by Glenn W. Peart. It shows the reconstructed earthlodge.

The mounds and occupation at Ocmulgee dates to the Early Mississippian period. Read more about it here in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Take a minute to browse the collection and see what you can find!

Where to find it