The information presented here
is a result of a survey of the Lower Kanawha Valley in Putnam and Mason
counties. The project was funded by a fellowship from the WV Humanities
Council. Included are photographs from private collections and collections
at the WV Division of Culture and History Collections Management Facility
in Moundsville, West Virginia.
Darla Spencer, RPA, is
Secretary/Treasurer of the West Virginia Archeological Society and member
of the Council for West Virginia Archaeology. She also participates in the
Native American History Council of West Virginia. She graduated from
Marshall University and is employed by Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.,
in Hurricane, WV.
of this study and the publishing of this information in to better inform
the general public about the rich history of the area now known as Mason
County, WV. You may use this information to inform and promote, both the academic
and general public. The information should not be used for personal gain.