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'''Moundsville''' is a city in [[Ohio Valley]]. It is the county seat of [[Marshall County (West Virginia)|Marshall County]]. It was originally chartered in 1832. It is the location of Grave Creek Mound and three other Adena Indian Mounds. Moundsville is located in a very historic part of West Virginia and has a beautiful downtown and parks.
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'''Moundsville''', West Virginia, is a city in [[Ohio Valley]]. It is the county seat of [[Marshall County (West Virginia)|Marshall County]]. It was originally chartered in 1832. It is the location of Grave Creek Mound and three other Adena Indian Mounds. Moundsville is located in a very historic part of West Virginia and has a beautiful downtown and parks.
  
  

Revision as of 16:32, 26 June 2007

Adena Indian Mound

Moundsville, West Virginia, is a city in Ohio Valley. It is the county seat of Marshall County. It was originally chartered in 1832. It is the location of Grave Creek Mound and three other Adena Indian Mounds. Moundsville is located in a very historic part of West Virginia and has a beautiful downtown and parks.


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Located on WV Route 2, very close to the Ohio River.

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  • Grave Creek Mound Archeology Complex, Jefferson Ave., Moundsville. One of the largest and most famous burial mounds built by the Adena Indians. Construction took place 250-150BC. It is mesured 69 feet high and 295 feet in diameter at its base. Adjacent to the Delf Nora Museum.

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Moundsville Penitentiary
  • Tour Moundsville State Penitentiary [[1]], 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, WV. PH:304.845.6200 - Established 1866 - Location of electric chair until banned in 1965.

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