Shrum Mound

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Shrum Mound, sometimes referred to as Campbell Mound, is a conical burial mound built by the people known to archaeologists as the Adena Culture (800 B.C. to 100 A.D.) of prehistoric Native American people. The mound is 20 feet in height and 100 feet in diameter. It has never been scientifically investigated.

The mound is named for the Shrum family who donated it to the Ohio Historical Society. It is located in Columbus, Ohio and is part of a park named for former Governor James E. Campbell.

See Also


  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.