|The Ohio Historical Society led the excavation of the Adena Mound in Chillicothe in 1901.|
Photo courtesy of the Ohio Historical Society.
Dean Narciso, of The Columbus Dispatch, has written an informative article about recent radiocarbon dating of a strip of tree bark originally found in the excavation of Adena Mound in 1901.
"It started when Richard Sisson, a former Ohio State University provost, called from his home in New Mexico because he was researching a book. He wanted the precise dates for the early Ohioans.