Native Americans in WV West Virginia History

“Native Americans”- West Virginia Archives and History

  • Sources on Native Americans in West Virginia
  • History of Native Americans in West Virginia
  • Early Native American Cultures (through 1000 BCE)
  • Early Native American Cultures (1000 BCE-1600 CE)
  • Mounds and Mound Builders
  • Native American Clashes with European Settlers
  • “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
  • “Shell Deposits at the Mouth of Short Creek, West Virginia”
  • “Stone Mounds of Hampshire County, West Virginia”
  • “Smaller Parts of Mystery Walls Reported Unharmed”
  • “The Mystery of Armstrong Mountain: Has Prehistoric Site Been Stripped?”
  • “Walls Tumbled Before Strippers, City Man Vows”
  • “Was There Actually An Ancient Wall In Fayette?”
  • “The Old Stone Wall”
  • “Prehistoric Remains at Mount Carbon”
  • “Two Prehistoric Indian Mounds Found Near Morgansville”
  • “Dunbar High School Turns to Archeology”
  • “Shrouded in Mystery are the Great Pre-Historic Ruins at Bens Run, W. Va.”
  • “Cabell County Once Rich in Relics of Early Race of Moundbuilders”
  • List of Prehistoric Works
  • Massacre of Logan’s Family (Time Trail)
  • Sources on Logan
  • “Logan: A Friend of the White Man”
  • Sources on Cornstalk
  • Fighting Chief Cornstalk’s Remains Laid To Rest Again”
  • Sources on Tecumseh
  • “Famed Tecumseh Was a West Virginian”
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     “West Virginia History of Native Americans in West Virginia”

Early Cultures

  • Origins
  • Paleo-Indian (before 11000 BCE)
  • Archaic (7000-1000 BCE)
  • Adena (1000 BCE-500 CE)
  • Hopewell (500 BCE-1000 CE)
  • Late Prehistoric (1000-1600 CE)

Mounds & Mound Builders

  • History
  • Grave Creek Mound
  • Criel Mound (South Charleston)
  • Other Mounds

Clashes with European Settlers

  • Emergence of Tribes
  • European Exploration & Settlement
  • Treaties
  • Native American Concept of Land
  • French & Indian War
  • Proclamation of 1763 & Pontiac’s War
  • Battle of Point Pleasant
  • Revolutionary War & the Aftermath
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Explore West Virginia Archives and History ‘s “History of Native Americans in West Virginia” Website includes links to more information on each of the above topics.

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