b'The WhittleseyPaleoindian People13,000 to 7000 B.C.The last group of prehis-toric people to live in the OhioArchaic8000 to 500 B.C. area are called the Whittleseypeople. They were named forWoodland Charles Whittlesey, a geologist800 B.C. to A.D.1200 and archaeologist who studiedAdena Culture prehistoric sites in northern800 B.C. to A.D. 100 Ohio. That is where the remainsHopewell Culture of these people were found.100 B.C. to A.D. 400They lived in northern OhioLate Woodland CultureA.D. 600 - 1200 about the same time as the FortAncients lived in southern Ohio.Late Prehistoric By the time the EuropeanA.D. 1000 to 1650 explorers arrived in the OhioFort Ancient culture Country, almost no people livedA.D. 1000 to 1650here. The end of the prehistoricWhittlesey PeopleA.D. 1000 to 1650 period is marked by the arrivalof these explorers. From thispoint, written records wereGraphic (AA)Along the Ohio TrailDo you wonder how these ancient peoplemoved from place to place? First of all, noneof them had horses. Horses did not arrive inAmerica until the Europeans came. They brought the animals overwith them so they could move about easily in the new land. There were two main sources of transportation: walking andcanoeing. Natives walked as they hunted and moved their villages.To travel greater distances over lakes and rivers, they builtcanoes from young trees and branches. These frames werecovered with bark and any cracks were filled with sticky resinfrom pine trees. Canoes helped the natives trade with otherpeople far away. They were able to move heavy loads and manyobjects this way.page 15'