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The Gaitskill Mound
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Simplenfun
N 38° 04.399 W 083° 57.057
17S E 241144 N 4218062
Quick Description: This historical marker gives a brief history of the nearby Indian Mound.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2012 2:47:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMEKBA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
Views: 2

Long Description:
The marker reads:
Indian Mound attributed to Adena people who inhabited Ohio Valley ca. 800 B.C. to 700 A.D. They began cultivating simple crops, bringing about a mixed hunting and farming economy. Central to Adena life were rituals involving cremation and mound building. Engraved stone tablets found here indicate mound to be Adena. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1975.
Marker Name: The Gaitskill Mound

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 1655

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society

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