The Gaitskill Mound

The Gaitskill Mound (HM1EIU)

Location: Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 4.398', W 83° 57.066'

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Indian Mound attributed to Adena people who inhabited Ohio Valley ca. 800 B.C. to 700 A.D. They began cultivating simple crops, bringing about a mixed hunting and farming economy. Central to Adena life were rituals involving cremation and mound building. Engraved stone tablets found here indicate mound to be Adena. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1975.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1655
Year Placed1979
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 241131 N 4218061
Decimal Degrees38.07330000, -83.95110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.398', W 83° 57.066'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 23.88" N, 83° 57' 3.96" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 445 Indian Mound Dr, Mt Sterling KY 40353, US
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