Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex - Moundsville, WV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher
N 39° 55.032 W 080° 44.616
17S E 521912 N 4418598
Quick Description: Located at the site of the famous Grave Creek Mound
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/19/2011 9:25:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMCBNM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member howarthe
Views: 6

Long Description:
The thoroughly modern facility, with its natural brick facade and pyramid-shaped skylights is an architectural tribute to a prehistoric era. Exhibits and displays on the upper level portray and clarify what is known about the cultural life of this prehistoric people and the construction of the Grave Creek Mound. We also have the archaeology exhibits that pertain to the early inhabitants of the area including the First Homes of West Virginia; the Grave Creek Tablet; The Building of the Mound; The Builders of the Mound and Who They Were.

Open year-round to visitors. An interpretive lecture is available to groups with advance reservation and group leaders can contact the museum for a list of hands-on progams.
Name: Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

Location/Address:
801 Jefferson Ave.
Moundsville, WV USA
26041


Telephone Number: 304-843-4128 or 1-800-CALLWVA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type/Specialty: Archaeology

Agency/Ownership: The West Virginia Division of Culture and History

Educational programs: Yes

Theater: Yes: 136 Seats

Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m.

Admission Fee: 0

Gift Shop: yes

Cafe/Restaurant: No

Other Features: Not listed

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