418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

Mound Cemetery Coming Alive

Saturday, August 31, 2024 10am 

This year’s “Coming Alive” cemetery tour features a return to Mound Cemetery, but new characters! Each year our “coming alive” tour brings to life several interesting individuals buried in local cemeteries through living history interpreters. These interpreters give voice to the day-to-day life, extraordinary events, or intriguing connections throughout the cemetery. You and your family will be able to listen to historical accounts, ask questions, and walk away with a deeper understanding of our local history.

Cost: $12 Adults; $9 Kids (age 13 & under); Ages 5 and under free

Castle Members: $10 Adults; $7 Kids (age 13 and under); Ages 5 and under free

Tour begins at Mound Cemetery, Fifth and Scammel

Member Discounts:
Adult Member Discount use Promo Code: TOURMEMBER
Member Kids (13 & Under) use Promo Code: TOURCHILD

Our tour guide will use an enhanced speaker system to ensure adequate audio levels.

Cemetery Tour Tips:

· Tours last up to one hour and 15 minutes
· Walking takes place across uneven ground and between headstones
· You’ll be standing at some locations for around 10 – 15 minutes
· Check the weather and dress accordingly
· Bringing water, walking sticks, or easily carried folding chairs is encouraged
· When you arrive at the cemetery, if you already have a reservation or tickets check-in with the Castle team member with a clipboard.
· Unless otherwise noted, tickets will continue to be sold onsite. Paying for your admission with exact change is appreciated.

By purchasing these tickets you consent to the use of photographs from this event being used for promotional purposes.

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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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