Sleep Inn & Suites
8 Wal Mart Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: (304) 810-4000
Fax: (304) 810-4166
Grave Creek Mound is one of the largest Conical mounds constructed during the late Adena Period. Construction took place in successive stages from about 250-150 B.C.
Journey back in time to 1862, when Wheeling was in Virginia, a state ripped apart by the American Civil War. West Virginia was born in this building, now a National Historic Landmark, during the great conflict. This was the only territorial change resulting from America's greatest war.
In the face of monstrous spans like the Golden Gate, Wheeling Suspension Bridge might seem on the small side. Between 1849 and 1851, however, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world, and was the first long suspension bridge in the world at the time of its construction. The bridge was the first permanent structure to cross the Ohio River, marking a landmark moment for connecting the Eastern seaboard with the quickly developing interior states.
Located in the Oglebay Resort, a visit to the Good Zoo will surely be fun. The zoo features a number of exotic animal species such as lion tamarin monkeys, Grevy's zebra, Komodo dragons, meerkats, lorikeets and many more animals from all over the world. The zoo plays host to a number of interactive and informative activities, especially for children, such as camps, workshops, parties and much more.
The James Kinny Farmstead, popularly known as the Country Mile Farm is a site that is spread over 57 acres (23 hectares) of land. This Kinny home designed in it's Greek Revival and Italianate style of architecture that is made up of simple red bricks with white wooden borders at the edges. This house was once a multitude station of livestock passing through the home. Tours are available too.
The 1,164-acre Ryerson Station State Park in Greene County features the 52-acre Ronald J. Duke Lake. Visitors can enjoy such seasonal activities as fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, hunting, ice fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, and swimming.
The Wyit Sprowls Covered Bridge stretches across Robinson Fork and Wheeling Creek. Erected in 1915, it was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
The Morristown Historic District, comprises of several buildings that date back to the 19th Century. This district is encircled by Cross Streets and Church Streets. A landmark on the streetscape is the Black Horse Inn. Added to the National Register of Historic Places, this district is one of the best examples of preserved architecture in town.
National Historic Landmark, is the earliest example of collegiate Gothic in America. Construction began in 1858 using local timber, stone, slate and bricks kilned on site. Five U.S. Presidents have spoken in the Commencement Hall and Edward Troye's oriental paintings hang in the Parlour.
The Monroe County Courthouse is a grand structure established in 1905. Located in the heart of the village, it is built with the Classical Revival style of architecture. The magnificent structure is made of red and yellow bricks and is considered to have one of the mightiest clocks in the world. With a mammoth structure like that, you can only be in awe of its beauty. The intricate details on the exterior will remind you of the sharp skills that the bygone era possessed. The sheer grandeur of the building makes it even more beautiful. The courthouse continues to function till date.