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

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 be sure to make advanced reservations either online (as described below) or by calling 740-373-4180.
  • Masks are required.
  • Six foot social distancing will be mandatory between unfamiliar persons or groups.
  • Note: Protocols and guidelines are subject to change. Changes will be announced and made aware to attendees at the earliest convenience.

Member Discounts: If you are currently a Contributing, Patron, or Lifetime member of The Castle, please 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.)

By purchasing these tickets you consent to following the criteria detailed above, including utilizing your reservation data in the event contact tracing needs to be performed.

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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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