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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Shrum Indian Mound

 
 
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
1. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
Inscription.
One of the last remaining
earthen mounds in this
area of Ohio. Built by Native
American people of the
Adena Culture (800 BC-100 AD).
The land was deeded to the
Ohio Historical Society in
1928 by the Shrum Family.

 
Erected 2008 by Ohio Society, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 39° 59.405′ N, 83° 4.818′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on McKinley Avenue half a mile south of Trabue Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Campbell Memorial Park, affixed to a large rock, midway between the front entrance to the park and the nearby Shrum Mound. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campbell Memorial Park / The Adena Culture (here, next to this marker); The Upper Arlington Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Bank Block (approx. 1.9 miles away); James J. Thomas Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Camp Chase
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
2. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
View of historical marker affixed to a large rock.
(approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Chase (approx. 2.5 miles away); Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station (approx. 2.5 miles away); The National Road (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .
1. Adena Culture. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central, an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. James E. Campbell. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central, an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Shrum Mound. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central, an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
3. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
View of historical marker, affixed to a large rock, situated in front of the Shrum Mound.
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
4. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
View looking north of historical marker situated between an Ohio Historical Marker and the Shrum Mound.
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
5. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
View of historical marker at its location in Campbell Memorial Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 954 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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