Shrum Mound

Visit one of the last remaining ancient conical burial mounds in Columbus

Shrum Mound

3141 McKinley Ave, Columbus, OH, USA
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Come and see one of the last ancient cone-shaped burial mounds remaining in Columbus, located in one-acre Campbell Park. Shrum Mound is a 20-foot-high and 100-foot-diameter mound built by people of the ancient Adena culture (800 B.C.–A.D. 100). Average visit time: Allow 30 minutes


One of the last remaining ancient conical burial mounds in the city of Columbus, Shrum Mound was constructed about 2,000 years ago by the Adena people. The mound is named for the donors, the Shrum family. The park is named for James E. Campbell, governor of Ohio from 1890 to 1892.

Shrum Mound is managed by the Ohio History Connection.

  • Audiences: K-5th Grade Students, 6-8th Grade Students, 9-12th Grade Students, Higher Education Students, Educators, Families, Government, Specialists, Tourists, Community Groups, History Enthusiasts & Sports Fans
  • Historical Topics: American Indian History & Archaeology
  • Regions: Central Ohio
  • Site Activities: Self-Guided
  • Museum & Site Type: Ohio History Connection Site

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