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We visited the Mound Cemetery to look at the large conical mound in the center of the cemetery and were amazed at the number of historic graves in the cemetery. Several Revolutionary War gravesites one of the oldest cemeteries we have visited in the United...More
We are always looking for Indian mounds. This is very unique - a burial mound in a cemetery in Marietta. Many historical figures are buried in the cemetery. Th mound is in the middle with steps to the top.
The founders of Marietta preserved the Great Mound from destruction by establishing the city cemetery around it on 1801. The cemetery has the highest number of burials of American Revolutionary War officers in the country.
Some of the oldest gravesites in Marietta reside here, as well as the ancient burial mound. There are a few signs around to help you learn more about the area and how to locate some of the prominent graves.
We had traveled to Marietta as a family for a speaking engagement my husband was doing. While he worked, I took our 6 kids (15-5yo) out to see the town!
This was a really fun stop for all of us. Keep in mind, we like...More