Trip Planner:   USA  /  Ohio  /  Marietta  /  Historic Sites  /  Mound Cemetery
Mound Cemetery, Marietta
(5/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Mound Cemetery in Marietta, Ohio is a historic cemetery developed around the base of a prehistoric Adena burial mound known as the Great Mound or Conus. The city founders preserved the Great Mound from destruction by establishing the city cemetery around it in 1801.The city of Marietta was developed in 1788 by pioneers from Massachusetts, soon after the American Revolutionary War and organization of the Northwest Territory. Many of the founders were officers of the Revolutionary War who had received federal land grants for military services. Among high-ranking officers buried at the cemetery are generals Rufus Putnam and Benjamin Tupper, who were founders of the Ohio Company of Associates; as well as Commodore Abraham Whipple and Colonel William Stacy. The cemetery has the highest number of burials of American Revolutionary War officers in the country.
Add Mound Cemetery and other attractions to your Marietta trip itinerary using our Marietta vacation generator.
Source
Create a full Marietta itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Marietta

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Ohio by other users

6 days in Cincinnati & Naples BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 57 days in Columbus & Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, kids, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Toledo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, museums, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Toledo BY A USER FROM ISRAEL January, culture, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Columbus, Washington DC & Charleston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Toledo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Toledo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Michigan, Virginia & Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Cincinnati BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, relaxing, romantic, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Tucked away in a neighborhood of beautiful homes and brick streets. Take time to walk through the cemetery when you visit Marietta 
  • We stopped here to check it out on a walk about town. The graves are really neat with a lot of very old ones. The mound is huge and has a neat story. Kind of ironic that they advertise it as being a s...  more »
  • This place is great. So much history there. An evening stroll through the mound complex and the cemetery is Very relaxing and definitely worth it for a visitor. 
Google
  • What an awesome experience! Can't wait to come back