Miamisburg Mound

Miamisburg Mound (HM2005)

Location: Miamisburg, OH 45342 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 37.631', W 84° 16.852'

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Marker Number One

This is the highest and largest of the many conical burial mounds in Ohio. Erected in prehistoric times by the so-called Mound Builders. It stands as an imposing memorial to those first Ohioans.
The mound is 70 feet in height; 877 feet in circumference at the base; covers approximately one and one- half acres; and is estimated to contain 54,000 cubic yards of earth.
The land included in this state monument was donated to the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society by
Charles Franklin Kettering of Dayton, Ohio.
This glacial boulder was moved from the farm upon which Mr. Kettering was born, near Loudenville, Ashland County, Ohio.
Erected by the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio* 1935.
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HM NumberHM2005
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Year Placed1935
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 733378 N 4389912
Decimal Degrees39.62718333, -84.28086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.631', W 84° 16.852'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 37.86" N, 84° 16' 51.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)513, 937
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 633-677 Mound Rd, Miamisburg OH 45342, US
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