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South Charleston Indian Mound

Route 60 West, South Charleston, WV
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Be sure to visit the Interpretive Center of the Mound

While the mound itself isn't much to see, there is some information on signs at the base, the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kagatlin
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Statesville, North Carolina
An interesting side trip for a Satirday outing!

A weekend antiquing trip brought us to South Charleston. The Indian Mound was right nice to our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJWSummersville_WV
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Summersville, WV
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Route 60 West, South Charleston, WV
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While the mound itself isn't much to see, there is some information on signs at the base, the Interpretive Center has many displays and artifacts on exhibit. We received a free tour by the docent there and learned a lot about the history of the...More

Thank kagatlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A weekend antiquing trip brought us to South Charleston. The Indian Mound was right nice to our destination. The area was very nice and well maintained. there were informational displays and the view from the top of the mound is lovely. There is also a...More

Thank DJWSummersville_WV
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We walked here from out hotel. About a fifteen minute walk. We loved the history and the mound and the area around it. As the evening gets darker, the crowd gets a little sketchy.

Thank CTWalks
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a great place to visit, just because it is unique. There are usually places to park any time of the day and there are steps where you can walk to the top of the mound. There used to be many indian mounds in...More

Thank blackriverwoman
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have visited this mound several times. It is a quick visit and there are small restaurants in walking distance.

Thank lovelylanna
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The mound in South Charleston is near the main road going along the river. It is a large structure with a winding walkway going to the top and givi9ng a good view. The artifacts from inside hte mound are long removed and not on display...More

Thank hodag21378
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Basically a mound of earth with steps to the top. There could be descriptive placards describing the site and the indians that occupied the area. When and where they went and what they did while living in the area. But alas, no information what so...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Native American Indians were in our city over 1,000 years ago, they buried their families in the miund The Smithsonian Institution excavated the Mound in 1987-88

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Everyone should see this and learn the history behind this landmark. This is very unusual for the location. An unexpected walk in history.

Thank bsmith41503
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This capital-city suburb is basically a drab industrial zone with a few strip malls and other businesses mixed in. The Indian Mound on US 60 in the east end of town adds a nice aesthetic touch to South Charleston. It's hard to believe but true...More

Thank Tom_H_LimerickPA
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