Indian Mound

Indian Mound (HMUFI)

Location: South Charleston, WV 25303 Kanawha County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 22.143', W 81° 41.851'

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In 1883 The Smithsonian Institution excavated the South Charleston or Criel mound. Thirteen skeleton were found, most of them in a large log tomb at the base of the mound, along with a few grave offerings. The mound was built by the Adena Culture, about AD 1. It was the second largest in the State of West Virginia and the last of many mounds and earthworks that once were found in the Charleston area.
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 439067 N 4246993
Decimal Degrees38.36905000, -81.69751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 22.143', W 81° 41.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 22' 8.58" N, 81° 41' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 750-798 Oakes Ave, South Charleston WV 25303, US
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