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Adena Mound

South Charleston, WV
+1 304-720-8847
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Who knew!

I was surprised to learn about the Mound and the Adena Indians buried there. Hard to believe it was... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
earcher122
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New York City, New York
Well done

There's really not much to see here, but the city has done a good job with a short trail to the top... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
Roadbum
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Ancient Native American burial site for chieftains.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good63%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 15, 2017
“Who knew!”
Aug 31, 2017
“Well done”
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South Charleston, WV
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+1 304-720-8847
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

I was surprised to learn about the Mound and the Adena Indians buried there. Hard to believe it was carbon dated back to 400 BC.

Thank earcher122
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

There's really not much to see here, but the city has done a good job with a short trail to the top and excellent interpretive signs along the path circling the bottom. It was the only thing to see that was walking distance from my...More

Thank Roadbum
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Several historical markers are placed at the Mound and on 8/9 17 the city will be celebrating the city's 100th birthday at the mound with cake lemonade and ice cream and later burying a historical marker to be opened 100 years later

Thank Judith R
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

This is a trip back to ancient times in an unexpected location. This was excavated by the Smithsonian museum. Everyone should see this at least once.

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Reviewed November 21, 2016

Walked to the top while in the area, interesting site but suggest that you read the history of it before visiting.

Thank duffey3700
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is one of many sites in the WV area however, like many this has been turned into more of park than a monument. Very little respect for Native Americans is shown by those who visit and the city.

Thank AirForceTraveler
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

The Adena Mound is very interesting to see and learn about the history of this area. When you couple the information provided at this site its helps to put the history of this area in perspective. The location of this site is very close, across...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Good interpretation info. Interesting to see an Indian mound in an urban environment. Easy & quick access from interstate.

Thank Betsy L
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