Few People Know One Of West Virginia’s Largest Cities Used To Be An Ancient Lake

Morgantown is one of West Virginia’s biggest cities. Home to WVU, many West Virginia businesses, homes, and great restaurants, it’s one of the most important cities, as well. Long before there was event a hint of civilization, Lake Monongahela covered the area that would later become Morgantown.

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It’s fascinating to think about how much our area has changed!

Want to know more about ancient history in the area of West Virginia? Visit West Virginia’s lost state park and the geological center there.