The Dover Mound

The Dover Mound

WILLIAM S. WEBB
CHARLES E. SNOW
Copyright Date: 1959
Pages: 80
https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt130hs28
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    The Dover Mound
    Book Description:

    Fifty-five burials with their accompanying artifacts were uncovered during the excavation of the Dover Mound, located in Mason County, Kentucky, yielding new data on the cultural group known as the Adena which is reported in detail by the authors.

    eISBN: 978-0-8131-6514-1
    Subjects: Anthropology, Sociology

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. PREFACE
    (pp. v-vi)
    W.S.W. and C.E.S.
  3. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  4. THE DOVER MOUND
    (pp. 1-72)

    The village of Dover lies on the Ohio River ten miles northwest of Maysville in Mason County. Not more than three or four miles to the east across the river is Ripley, Ohio.

    Before 1800 the pioneers had claimed the very fertile land along the Ohio at the site of Dover, and this community became one of the first settlements in Mason County. It was incorporated in 1836. Here in this region, tobacco was first produced in Kentucky, and it early became the principal money crop of the farmers.

    In 1843 the Arthur Fox’s addition, then known as New Dover,...