418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

Cemetery Tours: Mound Cemetery Patriots Tour

June 27th, 2020

Commemorate our country’s 244th Independence Day with a fascinating stroll through Marietta’s most historic cemetery to learn the amazing stories of Marietta’s Revolutionary War soldiers! Join us as we explore the stories of true patriots who changed our nation’s history.

If attending this event, please read the following criteria:

  • We are following all CDC and Ohio Department of Health guidelines.
  • Reservations are required in advance and will only be accepted via online registration and payment or over the phone by calling 740-373-4180. On-site and cash payments will not be accepted.
  • If you will be using a membership benefit card, please call in advance to make your reservation.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged.
  • Six foot social distancing will be mandatory between unfamiliar persons or groups.

 

Cost: $10

Tour begins at Mound Cemetery located at 5th & Scammel Sts. Limited reservations available. 

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Mound Cemetery

Fifth and Scammel Streets
Marietta, OH 45750

Mound Cemetery was established in 1801 by Marietta city founders in order to preserve the Great Mound (also known as Conus), a prehistoric Adena burial mound. The cemetery has more American Revolutionary War officers buried in it than any other cemetery in the country. Rufus Putnam and Benjamin Tupper, who founded the Ohio Company of Associates are buried in Mound Cemetery.

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