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The Shrum Mound / James E. Campbell Memorial Park

 
 
The Shrum Mound sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, September 24, 2018
1. The Shrum Mound sign
Inscription.  
The Shrum Mound. Preserved as a memorial to those first Ohioans whose bones rest in this ancient tomb.

James E. Campbell Memorial Park. Made a permanent park by Jessie Campbell Coons in memory of her father former Governor of Ohio and late President of the Ohio Archæological and Historical Society.
 
Erected 1929 by The Ohio Archæological and Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyGovernment & PoliticsNative AmericansParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 39° 59.409′ N, 83° 4.82′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on McKinley Avenue north of Quarry Lake Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3141 McKinley Ave, Columbus OH 43204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shrum Indian Mound (a few steps from this marker); Campbell Memorial Park / The Adena Culture (a few steps from this marker); The Upper Arlington Historic District
James E. Campbell Memorial Park signage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 24, 2022
2. James E. Campbell Memorial Park signage
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); James J. Thomas Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Bank Block (approx. 1.9 miles away); Camp Chase (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Camp Chase (approx. 2½ miles away); Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
The Shrum Mound at John E. Campbell Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 24, 2022
3. The Shrum Mound at John E. Campbell Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on February 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio.   2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022