418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

Cemetery Tours: Untimely Deaths & Disasters

Many of the most unusual stories of Mound Cemetery have to do with the untimely deaths of some of its permanent residents. On this tour you’ll learn about murder, intrigue, and the odd occurrences that led to an early grave for more than a few Mariettans.

$5 per Person


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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