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<p>The Fairmount Mound is a large conical mound located on the grounds of Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Licking County. The mound is 15 feet high and 80 feet in diameter. It is not known who erected the mound. Some archaeologists believe that it was built by the Adena culture (800 B.C. to 1 A.D.) of prehistoric Native American people.</p>
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<p>The Fairmount Mound is a large conical mound located on the grounds of Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Licking County. The mound is 15 feet high and 80 feet in diameter. It is not known who erected the mound. Some archaeologists believe that it was built by the Adena culture (800 B.C. to 1 A.D.) of pre-contact American Indian people.</p>
 
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Latest revision as of 13:46, 22 July 2015

The Fairmount Mound is a large conical mound located on the grounds of Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Licking County. The mound is 15 feet high and 80 feet in diameter. It is not known who erected the mound. Some archaeologists believe that it was built by the Adena culture (800 B.C. to 1 A.D.) of pre-contact American Indian people.

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References

  1. Woodward, Susan L., and Jerry N. McDonald. Indian Mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley: A Guide to Mounds and Earthworks of the Adena, Hopewell, Cole, and Fort Ancient People. Lincoln: The University of Nebraska Press, 2002.