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Indian Burial Mound

Cooperstown, NY
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Ranked #14 of 16 Attractions in Cooperstown
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Final resting place of Indian bones and artifacts of the Iroquois tribe.
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IRide32
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This burial mound is located in a small field at the end of Main St. across from some historical homes on the lake. It was eerie and different and a quaint piece of history from the area.

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is really just a field with signs explaining what was done at the site. Only takes a minute to stop. Interesting.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As a history buff, this is a site I was interested to see. There are burial mounds in Ohio and had not seen one in NY State. A quick stop.

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Summit, New Jersey
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136 reviews 136 reviews
53 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I'm living in Cooperstown for a year and I happened upon this while walking around town a few months ago. It's a very small stone sign on a mound in a fenced-off area (easy to get to) that's a block or two from the Hall of Fame. It's a quick walk from there and the area around it is fairly... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

It was cool to see, like a 2 min stop. Not something I would drive a long distance to go to, but since it was just off main st it was worth going to.

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Cooperstown
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Stop at one of the book stores in Cooperstown and buy a copy of the "Cooperstown WalkAbout". It will lead you right to the Indian Burial Mound. The not so cryptic inscription is worth the walk.

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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

It's a mound... with a sign. Walking distance from the Hall of Fame, across the bridge and up the hill.

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New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We came to this spot to find a letterbox and found the area to be quite relaxing and serene. A bit of history, not just baseball.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Although small, the history behind this site is quite moving. reading up on the Burial Ground before visiting will enhance your experience there

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

If you have kids who need to run, this is a big open space on the Susquehanna River. We did a letterbox which is what brought us to the spot. The Clark Bridge is in the park. Pretty spot.

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