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Grave Creek Mound

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1775

First detailed description of Grave Creek Mound by Nicholas Cresswell

Other events that happened on or around 1775

1838

Abelard Tomlinson and Thomas Biggs dug up two burial vaults or tombs at Grave Creek Mound

1909

Legislature appropriated funds to purchase Grave Creek Mound

Other events that happened on or around 1909

1952

Original Mound Museum opened at Grave Creek Mound

Other events that happened on or around 1952

Jul 19, 1966

The Grave Creek Mound was listed as a National Historic Landmark

1967

Grave Creek Mound State Park created

Other events that happened on or around 1967

1975

Excavation conducted on Grave Creek Mound by the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey identified a moat surrounding the mound

Other events that happened on or around 1975

1976

Excavation at Grave Creek Mound by the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey identified a moat surrounding the mound

Other events that happened on or around 1976

1978

The Delf Norona Museum opened at Grave Creek Mound

Other events that happened on or around 1978


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