Adena Burial Mound
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 38.411 W 080° 51.997
17S E 511445 N 4387830
A sign telling about the vast number of burial mounds how they were destroyed.
Waymark Code: WMK5ZR
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/18/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 4

Adena Burial Mound

Adena burial moun, of Woodland Period, 1000BC~AD700, flooded ca. 1890 by new Ohio River dams. Ohio Valley was a center of the Adena Culture (Mound Builders). Thousands of burial mounds along river seemed like natural terrain to early settlers. Expansion in farming and industry destroyed most mounds. Artifacts recovered from mounds placed in museums.
Marker Title: Adena Burial Mound

Marker Location: West side of Riverview Lane

County or Independent City: New Martinsville

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2011

Marker Number: Not listed

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