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Monroe County Historical Society


(304) 772-4449

The Monroe County Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer organization dedicated to discovering, preserving, and sharing the history and heritage of Monroe County. This museum is located in an 1820 brick building which was once the law office of Allen Taylor Caperton. Caperton served as a Senator to the Confederacy and, after the Amnesty Act of 1872, became a Senator to the United States. The Bank of Union was also located in the building in 1880. The vault is still there and serves as storage today.

Free Admission

Open seasonally from 10-4pm Tuesday-Saturday

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