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Category:Archaeological sites in West Virginia __ Index of articles relating to West Virginia archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_West_Virginia

Cave Skeleton Is European, 1300 Years Old (West Virginia) __ A controversial article about a West Virginia rock art site, Irish monks, and other information that might be considered 'fringe' archaeology. - From freerepublic.com - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/946181/posts 

Council for West Virginia Archaeology __ This is an excellent site providing an overview of West Virginia archaeology and related subjects. Good links and good information. "We built this web page to grow and become a resource for understanding the people who made the prehistory and history of West Virginia. We hope you will return periodically, and as you do, you will find new material for quite some time." - illustrated - From Council for West Virginia Archaeology - http://cwva.org/

Criel Mound __ "The 2nd largest Adena mound in West Virginia, the Criel Mound is believed to be from an era of about 250-150 B.C...."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wvexp.com - http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Criel_Mound

dig: West Virginia Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in West Virginia" - From digsonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/westvirginia.html 

 

The Fort Edwards Foundation and Archaeology Site __ "From this fort on April 18, 1756, a group of soldiers of Col. Washington's Virginia Regiment went in pursuit of a few Indians and some of them stumbled into an ambush of over 100 French and Indian raiders. The ambush killed seventeen men and sent chills through the Burgesses in Williamsburg. This battle near Fort Edwards was the largest of the French and Indian War to have occurred in present West Virginia." The area remained fairly undisturbed since and is now a window on colonial life. - illustrated - From Fort Edwards Foundation of Capon Ridge - http://www.fortedwards.org/ftedhome.htm

Grave Creek Mound Historic Site __ "The heart of the site is probably the most famous and certainly the largest of the Adena Burial mounds. A massive undertaking, the total effort required the movement of more than 60,000 tons of earth." Learn about the site and research. You will also learn about the museum that goes with it. - illustrated - From wvculture.org - http://www.wvculture.org/sites/gravecreek.html

Industrial Archaeology Resources in West Virginia __ You will find a descriptive list of known industrial archaeological sites in the state. - From The Institute for the History of Technology & Industrial Archaeology - http://www.as.wvu.edu/ihtia/IA_WV%20National%20Historic%20Landmarks.htm 
 
Kids Dig Reed __ You will find a kids' eye view of the archaeological research at Reed Farmstead. - illustrated - From kidsdigreed.com - http://www.kidsdigreed.com/ 

Mason County, WV - An Archaeological Treasure __ "The information presented here is a result of a survey of the Lower Kanawha Valley in Putnam and Mason counties. The project was funded by a fellowship from the WV Humanities Council. Included are photographs from private collections and collections at the WV Division of Culture and History Collections Management Facility in Moundsville, West Virginia." - illustrated - From pointpleasantwv.org - http://www.pointpleasantwv.org/MasonCoHistory/ARCH/Arch_1.htm

Mount Carbon Wall Site West Virginia __ "Mount Carbon has a series of archaeological sites with stone walls, stone cairns, earthen mounds, flint quarries, lithic workshops, and several natural features with evidence of human usage."  And in the path of strip coal mines. - From stonestructures.org - http://www.stonestructures.org/html/mount-carbon.html

Prehistory of West Virginia __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prehistory_of_West_Virginia

Reed Farmstead Archaelogical Site __ "The Reed Farmstead archaeological site, situated east of Baker, West Virginia, is located near the Lost River in the mountainous uplands of Hardy County. It contains the archaeological remains of a 19th-century rural farmstead..." Overview and research information. - illustrated - From reedfarmstead.com - http://www.reedfarmstead.com/html/introfr.htm

St. Albans Archeological Site __ Brief overview of a native American site in West Virginia.  "The density and distribution of remains suggest the occupations represent seasonal camps of highly mobile hunter-gatherer bands." - From wvencyclopedia.org - http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/153

West Virginia Archeology Society (WVAS) __ "The West Virginia Archeological Society (WVAS) was organized in 1948 as a result of the emergency excavation of Natrium Mound in Marshall County, which was subsequently destroyed by industrial development."  Learn about the organization, goals and accomplishments. - From wvarch.org - http://wvarch.org/  
 
West Virginia Archaeology __ A good index to archaeological information, history and excavation sites in West Virginia - From West Virginia Division of culture and History - http://www.wvculture.org/shpo/archindex.html

West Virginia Preservation Plan Profile __ Learn about the state's plans to preserve historical and archaeological resources till at least well into the 21st century. - from cr.nps.gov - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/westva.htm

West Virginia Project Archaeology Draft Implementation Plan __ "West Virginia~ez_rsquo~s Project Archaeology Goal is to educate children and youth about
cultural heritage so that they are equipped to make wise decisions concerning the use and protection of archaeological sites and cultural material."  A complete overview of the plan from funding to implementation. A PDF file- From projectarchaeology.org - http://www.projectarchaeology.org/ISDatabase_Docs/WVPA_implement_Oct06.pdf

WV Code 8A __ "Protection of human skeletal remains, grave artifacts and grave markers; permits for excavation and removal; penalties."  Text of law. - From state.wv.us - http://www.legis.state.wv.us/wvcode/ChapterEntire.cfm?chap=29&art=1&section=8A

Wyoming County Petroglyph __ "The site contains ancient rock carvings, or petroglyphs, of unknown age or purpose"  A brief overview. - From wvexp.com - http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Wyoming_County_Petroglyph   


 

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