418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

Cemetery Tours: Patriots Tour

Saturday, July 3 2021 – 10am & 12pm

Commemorate our country’s 245th 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.

Tour begins at Mound Cemetery, Fifth and Scammel

We encourage advanced reservations via online payment or by calling 740-373-4180.

Contributing, Patron, or Lifetime Castle members can use coupon code “castlemember” at checkout to apply your membership benefits. (Contributing – $50: Free admission to 2 cemetery tours, Patron – $100: Free admission to 4 cemetery tours, Lifetime – $1,000: Up to 8 free admissions for cemetery tours.)

For continued safety of attendees:

We are following all CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and Marietta/ Belpre Health Department guidelines:

  • Masks are not required, but the CDC still recommends their use for those who are not fully vaccinated.
  • At least six-foot social distancing between unfamiliar persons or groups is also suggested.
  • Our tour guide will use an enhanced speaker system to ensure adequate audio levels and social distancing.

Note: Protocols and guidelines are subject to change. Changes will be announced and ticketed guests informed at the earliest convenience.

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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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