418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

Cemetery Tours: Marietta’s Merchants

Since Marietta’s founding, merchants have played a critical role in Marietta as a community. This special tour of Mound Cemetery will explore the history of many of those merchants from our first storeowner through business owners of the early — mid 1900s.

Tickets: $5

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Mound Cemetery

Fifth and Scammel Streets
Marietta, OH 45750

Mound Cemetery was established in 1801 by Marietta city founders in order to preserve the Great Mound (also known as Conus), a prehistoric Adena burial mound. The cemetery has more American Revolutionary War officers buried in it than any other cemetery in the country. Rufus Putnam and Benjamin Tupper, who founded the Ohio Company of Associates are buried in Mound Cemetery.

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