- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville is inviting the public to visit the museum for a month of free family activities.

On Saturday, Grave Creek will present “Saturday Stories” with members of the West Virginia Storytelling Guild.

Throughout the month, Grave Creek will have an exhibit about West Virginia coal on display and a series of charcoal drawings made by students from Moundsville Middle School. Visitors also can plant a sunflower with with seeds from the Interpretive Garden through May 23.

The complex is operated by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. It features the largest conical burial mound in the U.S. and ranks as one of the largest earthen mortuary mounds anywhere in the world.

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