The Grave Creek Mound, a Native American burial mound located in present-day Moundsville, was opened on March 19, 1838, by Jesse Tomlinson.
Mounds and Mound Builders
"American Antiquities at Grave Creek"
Grave Creek Mound: Description by Meriwether Lewis, 1803
Grave Creek Mound: Description by Thaddeus Mason Harris, 1803
Grave Creek Mound: Description by Reuben Gold Thwaites, 1894
Sources on Native Americans in West Virginia
On March 19, 1909, Joe Brown was lynched by a mob at Whitmer in Randolph County.
Articles on the Lynching of Joe Brown, Whitmer
Death Record of Joe Brown
On This Day in West Virginia History: March