Island Creek Mound

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Island Creek Mound is a publicly-accessible Indian mound near Manchester, in Adams County, Ohio. The mound is located along the Ohio River.

Today Island Creek Mound is heavily wooded, and it stands approximately five feet above the surrounding landscape. Archaeologists have not thoroughly investigated this mound. They have not attributed this mound to a specific cultural tradition, although sources from the nineteenth century suggest that an Adena earthwork once existed nearby. Other evidence suggests that a Fort Ancient village also was close by, causing some scholars to speculate that Island Creek Mound belonged to this culture.