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Just like here, except that this one is from Woodland Cemetery in Dayton.

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Tumuli are a fairly rare form of funerary monument in the United States. A tumulus is a large burial mound, and the concept is ancient – you can find them in Europe. In ancient times, they were particularly associated with warriors. I don’t think I’ve ever seen more than two in the same cemetery.

This example is in Woodland Cemetery in Cleveland.

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