418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

Cemetery Tours — Symbolism at Mound: Hidden in Plain Sight

Older cemeteries like our Mound Cemetery have a large amount of gravestone symbolism. Some of it is apparent, while others hold hidden meaning. Discover interesting grave markings hidden throughout this walking tour of our most famous burial ground.

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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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