Moundsville, West Virginia, is a city in Ohio Valley. It is the county seat of Marshall County.
It was originally chartered in 1832. It is the location of Grave Creek Mound and three other Adena Indian Mounds. Moundsville is located in a very historic part of West Virginia and has a beautiful downtown and parks.
phone: +1 304-810-4435address: 801 Jefferson Ave
By carLocated on WV Route 2, very close to the Ohio River.
Moundsville BridgeThe closest bridge in the area that cross the Ohio river.
Grave Creek Moundphone: +1 304-843-4128address: 801 Jefferson AveArcheology Complex, Jefferson Ave. One of the largest and most famous conical burial mounds built by the Adena Indians, built between 250 to 150 BC. It is measured 69 feet high and 295 feet in diameter at its base.
Delf Nora Museumaddress: Jefferson AveExplains aspects of Adena native american culture.
Marshall County Courthouse
phone: +1 304-845-6022address: 915 Second StIn Moundsville. Open 11AM to 5PM Thursday through Sunday, April through December. Dedicated to preserving the beauty and the history of Marx toys, owned and operated by a private collector. Gift shop on-site. Admission $6.50.
phone: +1 304-845-9188Dedicated to the products of Fostoria Glass, which moved to Moundsville in 1891 until it was forced to close in 1986.
phone: +1 304-845-6200address: 818 Jefferson AveCompleted in 1876 and operating as a maximum-security prison until 1995, the penitentiary has a violent and bloody history, as well as reportedly one of the highest levels of paranormal activity in the United States.
address: est Virginia Penitentiary, 818W Jefferson Avenue in Moundsville, +1 304-845-6200. Held in mid-May. Celebrating the traditions and customs of the 1800s, with turn-of-the-century crafts, educational exhibits, live entertainment, cook-offs, children's activities and a talent show.
Mound Motelphone: +1 304-845-2852address: 112 Lafayette Ave10 rooms.
Terrace Motelphone: +1 304-845-4881address: 1 Bridgeview Plaza
Plaza Motelphone: +1 304-845-9650address: 1400 Lafayette Ave
Moundsville Post Office