Burial Mound Within an Enclosure at the Adena Giants Capital City at Charleston, West Virginia
This map from the 12th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology shows a small portion of the mounds and earthworks along the Kanawha River at the present location of Charleston. None of the earthworks were preserved, but one of the few
mounds that is still visible was within the rectangualr enclosure
in the above map.
This mound originally had a large rectangular earthwork su
that encompassed 20 acres but h as long been obliterat ed.