Arthurdale, West Virginia
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Arthurdale is the nation's first New Deal Homestead Community. It provided a chance for coal miners and others suffering from the effects of the Great Depression. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was an active force behind the project, was active in its progress and visited often. She handed out high school graduation diplomas from 1935 to 1944 and often invited graduates to dine at the White House.
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.
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Huntington, West Virginia
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society (CPH) is one of 160 National Railway Historical Societies in the United States. Founded in 1959, and became a part of the NRHS in 1959.
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.
Huntington, West Virginia
Culture, History, Library, Science
Largest antique radio museum in the U.S., with 10,000 square feet of display area, and a collection valued at over 1.5 million dollars.
South Charleston, West Virginia
Culture, History, Historic House, Library
The Museum is currently headquartered in the historic LaBelle Theater at 311 D Street in South Charleston, WV.
Morgantown, West Virginia
Culture, History, Library, Specialized, University
Housed in the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at WVU, the Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the social, cultural and technological history of the coal, oil and natural gas industries of the state of West Virginia through the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of objects relevant to these industries. The museum is named in honor of Royce J.
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.