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Story Mound State Memorial
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STORY MOUND STATE MEMORIAL
STORY MOUND STATE MEMORIAL
Chillicothe, Ohio   45601
(lat:39.3419 lon:-82.9993)
Story Mound, of interest primarily to archaeologists, consists of a large, rounded earthen mound located on slightly less than an acre of ground in Chillicothe. This prehistoric burial mound stands 19.5 feet high, with a basal diameter of 95 feet. Erected by prehistoric Adena Indians (800 BC-AD 100) it was excavated in 1897 by Clarence Loveberry. It yielded the first documented example of a circular Adena timber building, a structural type now known as the norm in Adena ceremonial and domestic architecture.

Please note that the mound is surrounded by a chain-link fence and is not accessible.
Nearby Accommodations
Cottages and Cabins
Rustic beauty in a peaceful, clean atmosphere is the secret to this Family Retreat. The serene splendor of Mother Nature is your reward for visiting Walnut Creek. We offer cabin rentals for those who want the convenience with less effort.
3.2 miles from park*




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Area Campgrounds
Sun Valley Campground
10105 C.R. 550, Box 27
Chillicothe, OH
740-775-3490
Lake Hill Campground
2466 Musselman Station Rd
Frankfort, OH
740-998-5648
Forest Haven
2344 Walnut Creek Rd
Chillicothe, OH
740-774-1203
Area Fishing Related Businesses
D & K Bait & Tackle Dealers
288 W Hydell Rd
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 772-1836
Bait & Tackle
381 N High St
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 774-1985
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
Cottages and Cabins
Great for a private relaxing get away. Whether you are looking for rest and relaxation with that special someone, or the best cook-out for family and friends Haven Inn The Hills is the answer for you.
25.5 miles from park*
Rocky Fork Lake Cottages - Hillsboro, OH
Cottages and Cabins
Lake Front but not lake view. This cottage is situated on 3 Acres, mostly wooded. Rocky Fork Lake is a 2,000 acre quiet and secluded lake. Because of the heavy concentration of trees the lake is a secluded paradise hidden in the woods.
28.8 miles from park*
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