St. Albans Archeological Site

St. Albans Archeological Site (HMN1W)

Location: St Albans, WV 25177 Kanawha County
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N 38° 23.161', W 81° 48.563'

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Discovered in 1963 by Sam Kessell. Recognized as one of the oldest and deepest stratified sites of the Early Archaic period (8,000-10,000 BC). Artifacts recovered document early inhabitants who camped here along Kanawha River, were small hunter-gather groups with ancestral links to modern Native Americans. Site listed on National Register in 1974.
HM NumberHMN1W
Year Placed2004
Placed ByOrdinance Park Historic Preservation Foundation, Inc. and West Virginia Division of Archives & History
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 429311 N 4248955
Decimal Degrees38.38601667, -81.80938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.161', W 81° 48.563'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 9.66" N, 81° 48' 33.78" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2199 Maccorkle Ave SW, St Albans WV 25177, US
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