Museums of West Virginia
Historic Glenwood Foundation
The Historic Glenwood Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Glenwood, a National Register of Historic Places property located in Charleston, WV
The Foundation seeks to accomplish its mission by preserving, interpreting, collecting, and performing, facilitating or sponsoring research relating to the property and its occupants
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University is dedicated to the identification, preservation, and perpetuation of our region's rich cultural heritage, through academic studies, educational programs, festivals and performances, and publications.
Beverly Heritage Center
Beverly Heritage Center combines four historic buildings in the center of Beverly, West Virginia, to tell the story of the Battle of Rich Mountain and the First Campaign of the American Civil War, the pivotal role of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike, and daily life in a small rural county seat through the 19th Century.
Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
Clifton Forge, VA
The Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society is a non-profit corporation dedicated to interpreting the American Railway experience using C&O Railway’s history through drawings, documents, and artifacts which the Society collects, preserves, and makes available to as broad an audience as possible.
Friends of Blackwater
Friends of Blackwater works to protect and promote natural beauty, diverse creatures, unique heritage, and the outdoor recreation economy in the Mid-Atlantic Allegheny Highlands -- home to the magnificent, 10,000-acre Blackwater Canyon – West Virginia’s “Scenic Crown Jewel.”
Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Open year-round, our facility offers hotel and motel-style accommodations with private baths or dormitory type lodging. We can accommodate 20 to 500 people for meal service. Located in the Appalachian foothills, Cedar Lakes boasts of a beautiful, serene settings with easy accessibility and a wide range of recreational offerings such as hiking, fishing, volleyball, miniature golf and disc golf.
Society for the Preservation of the McGrew House
McGrew House, referred to as "The Pines" by the McGrew family was built in 1841 by James C. McGrew for his bride, Persis Hagans McGrew.
The McGrew House is significant for its architecture and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
West Virginia State CCC Museum
Museum visitors experience the story of the CCC from onset of the Corps in 1933 to the final phase-out of the program in June, 1942. We also have several items that commemorate the 50th anniversary in 1983 and CCC reunion pictures beyond that year as well as recent achievements and milestones of local and state recognition of the CCC movement by the public and public officials.
WVU Native American Studies
As part of their regular coursework, students learn from films, artwork, scholarship, music, and literature produced by Native people and read Native news publications and tribal websites. Through classes and other opportunities facilitated by our program’s faculty, students have traveled to visit and study in diverse indigenous communities.