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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
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. Located in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monongahela PA 15063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Maine (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monongahela (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx.
The Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. The Mounds Marker
half a mile away); Bell (approx. half a mile away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. half a mile away); Whiskey Point (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monongahela.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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