Area PrehistoriesThe Kanawha Valley and its Prehistoric People
Bob Maslowski wrote this basic introduction to the cultures, chronology, and lifeways of the valley's prehistoric population. Appropriate for 4th grade and older students. [This page opens in a separate window to better display the illustrations]
Marshall University Archaeological Field School
Fort Edwards: A Colonial Settler's Home And A French And Indian War Fort On The Virginia Frontier
Steve McBride is directing excavation at this site. A well done web site, maintained by the Fort Edwards Foundation of Capon Bridge, West Virginia.
County, WV - An Archaeological Treasure
Information from a survey by Darla Spencer of the Lower Kanawha Valley in Putnam and Mason counties. It features maps and text, with photographs from private collections and collections at the WV Division of Culture and History Collections Management Facility in Moundsville, West Virginia.
Reed Farmstead Web Site, A 19th Century Farm In Hardy
Excavated by Michael Baker, Jr., Inc., for the Corridor H highway project, the web site won a Federal Highway Administration award for environmental excellence in 2001.
Reed Farmstead Kids' Page
For the Reed Farmstead web site, includes a Flash animation that shows the discovery process
East Steubenville Site, A Panhandle Archaic site in the
Upper Ohio Valley
Excavated by GAI, Inc., for the WV Division of Highways.
Grave Creek Mound, Moundsville, WV
Includes a brief description of the Woodland period, mounds, and mortuary practices
Reconstruction of a 1774 fort located near Clarksburg.
WV Archaeology Index
One-screen descriptions of the various periods of local prehistory, and a glossary of archaeological terms. By the WV Division of Culture and History
Mounds & Mound Builders
Compiled by the WV State Archives
History Of Native Americans In West Virginia
Actually, prehistory. Compiled by the WV State Archives, this material has no identified author. Some of the information is dated and suspect
Settlement Of West Virginia
Also compiled by the WV State Archives with no identified author. Some of the details may be suspect.
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