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Monongahela in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Mounds

 
 
The Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. The Mounds Marker
Inscription. Site of two Indian Burial Mounds built between 2,000 and 3,000 years ago by the Adena people. Late 19th century excavations found skeletons, pottery, copper implements, and other antiquities.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 11.914′ N, 79° 55.953′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mound Street and Indiana Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Monongahela PA 15063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongahela (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. half a mile away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. half a mile away); Whiskey Point (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.6 miles away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rabe Manor (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monongahela.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
The Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. The Mounds Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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