Boaz Mounds

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Prehistoric Mound at Boaz, West Virginia

The Boaz Mounds, also known as the Henderson Hall mounds, include three low mounds near the Henderson Hall plantation on a flats above the Ohio River at Boaz, West Virginia, in Wood County.

The largest is approximately 25 feet in diameter and eight feet high. Though never formally excavated, it is assumed the mound was raised by people of the Adena culture that built other mounds in the area, including a large Mound Cemetery Mound nearby at Marietta, Ohio.

The three mounds have been preserved by the Henderson family and are located on the lawn near the historic residence. The largest is nearest the hall and is included on a tour of the historic home.