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By Robert W. Schramm

From 250 to one hundred fifty B.C., the Adena humans built a burial mound by means of relocating 60,000 a whole lot earth. The ensuing formation, the most important conical burial mound within the nation, is found in the course of the namesake city of Moundsville, West Virginia. even though the Grave Creek Mound, because it is now referred to as, draws spectators from miles round and is the showpiece of the locals, it isn't the single noteworthy function of the city. Fokker plane manufacturing facility, the Fostoria Glass corporation, usa Stamping corporation, and the Marx Toy corporation have been all situated in Moundsville and within sight Glen Dale, and plenty of of the workers have been city citizens. the realm can also be domestic to the outdated West Virginia reformatory, that's now a countrywide ancient landmark, and the day-by-day Echo, a rustic newspaper that has been the voice of the group for greater than a hundred years. The county seat of Marshall County, Moundsville is a Southern city immersed in background and entire of individuals devoted to its preservation.

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