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

Early Photos of Moundsville, Grave Creek Mound with Ditch

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.

Postcard of the Grave Creek mound from the 30s or 40s where the ditch has been covered a replaced with a sidewalk.