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Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex Celebrates its Annual Archaeology Day on Saturday, Oct. 1

October 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville will feature special activities from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, as part of its annual Archaeology Day celebration. The program coincides with West Virginia Archaeology Month, which is celebrated throughout October. The day will include flint knapping demonstrations and a display of tools, behind-the-scenes tours of the West Virginia Archaeological Research and Collections Management Facility, a museum treasure hunt run by the Greater Moundsville Convention and Visitors Bureau, in-person presentations in the museum’s auditorium and spear throwing using the atlatl. Additional activities, displays and demonstrations for the whole family will be available. New this year are in-person presentations by archaeologists Lauren Nofi and Amanda Valko. All activities are free and open to the public.

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