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Columbus, Ohio: Shrum Burial Mound

Donated by Minnie Shrum in 1928, this Adena Culture burial mound is 2,000 years old and conveniently next to a road.

3141 McKinley Ave., Columbus, OH
Northwest side of the city. I-70 exit 94. Turn north onto N. Wilson Rd. Drive one mile. Turn right at the stoplight onto Trabue Rd. Drive one mile. Turn right at the stoplight onto McKinley Ave. Drive a half-mile. The mound will be on the right. Parking on the shoulder.
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Shrum Burial Mound.

Shrum Burial Mound

Native American burial mound that dates to 800 BCE and is the last remaining in Franklin County.

[KG, 03/30/2023]

"Preserved as a memorial to those First Ohioans whose bones rest in this ancient tomb." The Shrums were not a nation or a tribe, but a person: Minnie R. Shrum. She donated the land in 1928.

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