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Sunset Mound

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Sunset Cemetery Mound
In South Charleston, WV, in Kanawha County, the Sunset Mound, or Flat-Topped Mound, rises along the southwest flank of Sunset Memorial Park. The top of the mound has apparently been flattened and its center is sunken. Several later European burials have apparently been made atop the mound. The mound is one of three known extant mounds that survive in the Kanawha Valley west of Charleston, WV. The mound is apparently one of 50 mounds mapped in the area by the Smithsonian Institution in 1883-1884. The mound is located on Park Avenue outside the cemetery proper. The mound is approximately two miles southwest of the Criel Mound.


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