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Moundsville, known then as Grave Creek, started as a cabin built in 1771 by Joseph, Samuel and James Thomlinson about 300 yards from the Grave Creek Burial Ground. In 1865 the town consolidated with Mound City and was named after the large prehistoric burial mound from the American Indian culture. Moundsville is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia-Ohio metro area.

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