Ancient Adena Mound Builder Sites Along S.R. 33 in Columbus, Ohio


Ancient Adena Mound Builder Sites Along S.R. 33 in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio was once rich in large Adena burial mounds and earthworks. Several sites can still be visited today. Several Adena sites can still be visited along  S.R. 33, on Columbus's west side. Take a visual tour of all of Ohio's largest burial mounds here https://youtu.be/H5NN9nNRQKg


This large Adena mound was once in the village of Dublin, Ohio. The site is now a parking lot.

Near the large mound at Dublin was this Adena Henge site. These earthworks were constructed to align to solar events of the Solstices and Equinox.

Part of the northest circle is still visible in this lawn. The interior ditch and the gateway is all that remain of this earthwork that was constructed as early 500 B.C.

Further south on S.R. 33 in Columbus is the Shrum mound.This photo was taken in the 1920s

The Shrum mound is preserved in a park on Columbus's southeast side a few miles off of S.R. 33