Rare Photo of Moundsville West Virginia, Grave Creek Mound with Surrounding Ditch and Earthwork

Early Photos of Moundsville, Grave Creek Mound with Surrounding Ditch and Earthwork

The Grave Creek mounds surrounding ditch can be seen in this early photo. The deep ditch surrounding the mound gives it the appearance of sitting on a circular platform. There is no discernable evidence of the ditch today.

A more recent postcard of the Grave Creek mound shows how the ditch was filled in and the earthwork leveled