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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Campbell Memorial Park / The Adena Culture (here, next to this marker); The Shrum Mound / James E. Campbell Memorial Park
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
2. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
View of historical marker affixed to a large rock.
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(a few steps from 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 (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.
 
Also see . . .
1. Shrum Mound. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Adena Culture. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. James E. Campbell. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Shrum Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, September 18, 2010
5. Shrum Indian Mound Marker
View of historical marker at its location in Campbell Memorial Park.
Shrum Indian Mound entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, September 24, 2018
6. Shrum Indian Mound entrance
Shrum Indian Mound entrance marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, September 24, 2018
7. Shrum Indian Mound entrance marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6, 7. submitted on February 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio.

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Jul. 4, 2022