Campbell Memorial Park / The Adena Culture

Campbell Memorial Park / The Adena Culture (HMOJK)

Location: Columbus, OH 43204 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.406', W 83° 4.815'

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[South Side of Marker]:"Campbell Memorial Park"

James E. Campbell was governor of the State of Ohio from 1890-1892. From 1913-1924, he served as president of the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society, which later became the Ohio Historical Society. His daughter Jessie Campbell Coons named Campbell Memorial Park for him in 1929 after educator Minnie R. Shrum deeded the land for the Shrum Indian Mound to the Ohio Historical Society. The park and mound were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

[North Side of Marker]:"The Adena Culture"

Native Americans of the Adena culture were some of Ohio's first known settlers. They lived in the upper and middle Ohio Valley during the late Archaic and Early Woodland periods, roughly 1000 B.C.-100 A.D. The Adena people were hunters, gatherers, traders, and farmers. They carved effigy figures, made ceramic pots, built extensive houses, and developed significant burial mounds. These mounds were made of earth, stone, remains of deceased members, and token objects, and were built on uplands near major waterways such as the mound here near the Scioto River.
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HM NumberHMOJK
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Marker Number109-25_MARKE
Year Placed2009
Placed ByOhio Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 4:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 322397 N 4428730
Decimal Degrees39.99010000, -83.08025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.406', W 83° 4.815'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 24.36" N, 83° 4' 48.90" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3185 McKinley Ave, Columbus OH 43204, US
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