Moundsville in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Grave Creek Mound
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 39° 55.031′ N, 80° 44.62′ W. Marker is in Moundsville, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker is on Jefferson Avenue south of 8th Street, on the right when traveling south. This historic marker is located at the front entrance to the "Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex," and across the street from the old West Virginia State Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville WV 26041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Virginia Penitentiary (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marshall County Commemorates Service Men and Women (about 700 feet away); Civil War Cannons (about 700 feet away); Benjamin C. Criswell (about 700 feet away); Volunteers in the Spanish-American War (about 700 feet away); Moundsville / Capt. James Harrod (about 800 feet away); Old Brick School House (about 800 feet away); Recipients of the Purple Heart (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moundsville.
Also see . . .
1. Grave Creek Mound. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex. This is a link to information provided by the Marshall County Tourism Committee. (Submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 773 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.