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Found This Quite By Accident

Hmm, I didn't even know that Ormond Beach was named after someone, let alone that he had once owned... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
gainesville, fl.
short and sweet

While this has lots of historical value, don't expect to see too much as this is a mound which... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Ormond Beach, Florida
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12 Jun 2018
“Good for a drive by”
7 Jan 2018
“Found This Quite By Accident”
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Mound Ave and Beach St, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I drove past it twice before realizing that was it. Not roped off or anything. Literally just a big bump on the side of the road. The kids loved it though and we had a picnic at the park across the street.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Hmm, I didn't even know that Ormond Beach was named after someone, let alone that he had once owned a plantation and was buried in the area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank obilon-kanobe
Reviewed 22 May 2017

While this has lots of historical value, don't expect to see too much as this is a mound which looks like its on the corner of a persons property and that's it. You can go to the park right across the street and picnic nicely.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank cfitmv
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The tomb is behind a playground. The park itself is well-maintained and the bathrooms are very clean. We had to go a bit further than our GPS said to reach the park. Had we turned around as the GPS said, we would have missed it!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Gaseoustania
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This site is on Beach St. just south of City Hall and Ormond Library. It is a preserved sacred burial ground for Tomoka Indians who lived in this area. Just across from the Halifax River

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Murrows
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is an empty lot on a street corner overlooking the Halifax River. At the Southeast corner is a mound with grass growing on it. Nothing much to look at, but the history is interesting. The centuries old midden contains the remains of Native Americans...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 May 2016

House.. House.. House.. Burial Mound... Wait, what?! This Burial Mound is from the year 800 A.D. which makes it about 1,000 years older than this country. In the 1980's the jasper who owned the property wanted to level it to build a house. Thank God...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Its a neat attraction on the side of Beach Street right in the middle of Ormond Beach, lots of legends about this place.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Blakestyle
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a unique mound in that it is a burial mound. The fact that it was saved from the fate most of these landmarks suffered and preserved is a tribute to the community of Ormond Beach.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank scrivenerlf
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Very quiet and peaceful the day we visited. Playground for children and very clean Rest Rooms available. The historic sign was interesting and informative.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Helen C
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