Phillippi, West Virginia
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Museum reorganizing to celebrate the 150th celebration of the First Land Battle of the Civil War in 2011. Included in admission donation is admission to the Philippi Mummies.
Shinnston, West Virginia
General, History, Library
Will be adding Pictures and memorabilia from Shinnston High School this spring. Also added 2700 sq ft of exhibition area.
Glen Jean, West Virginia
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
General, History, Military, Specialized
Our vision for this museum is to educate adults and children on the life during the civil war.
Mineral Wells, West Virginia
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Library, Park
The New Era School was built in 1884 and served students in grades 1 through 8 until 1956. The facility then served as a community building for the Missouri Run area. It was later turned over to the Wood County Association of Retired School Employees. In 1991, the Living Heritage Museum Project, a newly formed volunteer organization, acquired the building for restoration.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia
General, History, Specialized
The world's only mothman museum houses movie props, archives and displays about the mothman creature sighted in point pleasant wv during the 1960's.
Moundsville, West Virginia
Buckhannon, West Virginia
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Located at 81 West Main Street, the History Center is open between early June and the end of September, 2008, Sunday afternoons, 1-4pm. Each summer we have many returning visitors and some who are visiting for the very first time. We still have too many people who tell us that they want to make a visit but put it off until the exhibit closes. Make a note on your calendar to visit the exhibit this summer.
Wheeling, West Virginia
General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized, University
The Alumni Association has acted as historians for the College, working to preserve the history of the buildings occupied by the college and the relationship of those edifices to the community. The Alumni’s museum, established in 1985, has preserved and maintained a large collection of B&O memorabilia and one-thousand pieces of Hazel Atlas Glass.
Oceana, West Virginia
Culture, General, History
Our vision is of people from all walks of life, in all stages of life, being drawn to a welcoming place where they experience quality learning through the unique aspects of the museum setting; through that learning they become more engaged in their community, developing an appreciation of the collective experiences of those who have gone before, and a passion to perpetuate those experiences to benefit those yet to come.