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Historical, Genealogical, and Preservation Societies

Allegheny Regional Family History Society, The
P. O. Box 1804
Elkins, WV 26241
President: Marvin Hill
Secretary: Ella Montony

Arthurdale Heritage, Inc.
P. O. Box 850
Arthurdale, WV 26520
President: Randy Weaver
Executive Director: Darlene Bolyard
E-mail: ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org

Aurora Area Historical Society
P. O. Box 100
Aurora, WV 26705
E-mail: Aurorawv58@aol.com
(304) 735-3819
President: John Adams

Barbour County Historical Society
200 North Main Street
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-4846 (museum)

Belle Historical Restoration Society
Jeanine Adkins
179 W. Dupont Avenue
Belle, WV 25015

Berkeley County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1624
Martinsburg, WV 25402-1624
President: Todd Funkhouser
Secretary: Dorrene Hale
E-mail: bchs@bchs.org

Boone County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 306
Madison, WV 25130
President: Joetta McCallister
joetta at mccallisterkuhn.com
Secretary: Ashley Adkins

Brooke County Genealogy
581 Scenery Hill
Wellsburg, WV 26070
President: Jack Hoffman
Secretary: Bobbie Elliott
BBE_99@frontier.com

Buffalo Historical Society
P. O. Box 144
Buffalo, WV 25033

Cabell-Wayne Historical Society
630 1/2 - 7th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701
President: James W. St Clair

Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society, The
P. O. Box 242
Grantsville, WV 26147-0242
President: Robert Bonar
Secretary: Teresa Harris
Facebook: Calhoun County West Virginia Historical Society

Carter G. Woodson Memorial Foundation, Inc.
P. O. Box 5483
Huntington, WV 25703

Ceredo Historical Society Museum
501 Main Street
P.O. Box 691
Ceredo, WV 25507
(304) 453-3025
President: Jack Hardin
Director: Caroll Conner

Clay County Landmarks Commission and Historical Society, The
P. O. Box 670
Clay, WV 25043
President: Jerry D. Stover
Secretary: Eloise Boggs

Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society, Inc.
1323 - 8th Avenue
Huntington, WV
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 393
Huntington, WV 25708-0393
(304) 523-0364

Daughters of the American Pioneers, Elizabeth Beauchamp Chapter
P. O. Box 621
Elizabeth, WV 26143

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston Catholic Archives
P.O. Box 230
1300 Byron Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 233-0880, ext 325
E-mail: archives9@dwc.org

Doddridge County Historical Society
P.O. Box 444
West Union, WV 26456
(304) 873-2444
President: Patricia J. Harris
Secretary: Robin VanScoy
E-mail: doddridgecountyhistory@gmail.com

Eastern Regional Coal Archives
Craft Memorial Library
600 Commerce St.
Bluefield, WV 24701
(304) 325-3943
E-mail: becky.george@mail.mln.lib.wv.us

Elk-Blue Creek Historical Society
P. O. Box 649
Elkview, WV 25071

Everettville Historical Association
15 Edna Gas Road
Morgantown, WV 26501-9691
(304) 983-2561
President: Carol L. Thorn
Secretary: Terri DeMicco

Fort Edwards Foundation, The
P. O. Box 623
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Fort Mill Ridge Foundation, Inc., The
91 S. High Street
Romney, WV 26757-1811
(304) 822-4320
President: David Pancake
E-mail: pancake at yahoo.com

Friends of Blennerhassett, The
137 Juliana Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-4800 (Blennerhassett Museum)
President: Mark Abbott
Secretary: Cyndy Anderson

Friends of Happy Retreat
P.O. Box 1427
Charles Town, WV 25414
(304) 724-7008
President: Walter Washington
Secretary: Marjorie Gaestel

Friends of Wheeling, Inc.
P. O. Box 889
Wheeling, WV 26003
President: Jeanne Finstein
jfinstein at frontier.com
Secretary: Ed Phillips

Gilmer County Historical Society
P.O. Box 235
Glenville, WV 26351
President: Steve Ostaff
Secretary: Karen Pennebaker
E-mail: gchistorical@gmail.com

Grant County Historical Society
President: Jeff Barger
Secretary/Treasurer: Deborah Hudson Kunkel
HC 72 Box 7006
Scherr, WV 26726-9605

Greenbottom Society, Inc., The
P. O. Box 2556
Huntington, WV 25726

Greenbrier Historical Society
814 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
President: Margaret Hambrick
Secretary: Karen Lee McClung

Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc.
45 Abbott's Run Road
Horner, WV 26372
President: Doris Dean
Secretary: Elaine Allman Coulter
E-mail: hcpd@hackerscreek.com

Hampshire County Historical Society
P.O. Box 549
Augusta, WV 26704
President: Robert Smith
Secretary: Alanna McGuinn

Hardy County Historical Society
P. O. Box 4
Moorefield, WV 26836
President: Elizabeth See
Secretary: Charlotte Bowman

Harpers Ferry Historical Association
Harpers Ferry National Hist. Park
P. O. Box 197
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Harrison County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 387
Clarksburg, WV 26302-0387
President: Ted Wolfe
Secretary: David Houchin

Harrison County Historical Society
P. O. Box 4695
Bridgeport, WV 26330
President: Robert B. Davis
Secretary: Lori Hostutler

Helvetia Restoration & Development Organization, Inc.
Helvetia Historical Square
P.O. Box 34
Helvetia, WV 26224
President: Heidi Arnett
Secretary: Nancy Krough
E-mail: hilltopannie58 at outlook.com

Historic Beverly Preservation, Inc.
P.O. Box 277
Beverly, WV 26253
(304) 637-7424
E-mail: info@historicbeverly.org
Executive Director: Michelle Depp
President: Phyllis Baxter
Secretary: Richard Evans

Historic Shepherdstown Commission
Teresa McLaughlin, Administrator
P. O. Box 1786
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
President: Jerry Bock
Secretary: Vicki Smith
E-mail: hsc1796@gmail.com

Jackson County Historical Society
P. O. Box 22
Ripley, WV 25271
President: Marjie Parsons
Secretary: Nancy Burford

Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society
P. O. Box 569
Ranson, WV 25438
President: James L. Taylor
Secretary: George Rutherford

Jefferson County Historical Society
P. O. Box 485
Charles Town, WV 25414
President: Doug Perks
Corresponding Secretary: Betsy Wells

Julia-Ann Square Association
P. O. Box 966
Parkersburg, WV 26101
President: Justin Roedersheimer
Secretary: Katharine Brown

Kanawha Valley Civil War Round Table
c/o Beth White, President
317 - 18th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064

Kanawha Valley Historical & Preservation Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 2283
Charleston, WV 25328
304/342-7676
President: Henry Battle

KYOWVA Genealogical and Historical Society
P. O. Box 1254
Huntington, WV 25714-1254
President: Debbie Campbell
Corresponding Secretary: Mary Chatterton
E-Mail: debra3 at suddenlink.net

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523-1151
E-mail: debbiesue62 at hotmail.com

Logan County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 1959
Logan, WV 25601
President: Barbara Morris
Corresponding Secretary: Hester Hodges

Madie Carroll House Preservation Society
234 Guyan Street
P. O. Box 3266
Huntington, WV 25702-0266

Marion County Genealogical Club, Inc.
Marion County Public Library
321 Monroe Street
Fairmont, WV 26554
E-mail: genealogygleanings@gmail.com

Marion County Historical Society
P. O. Box 1636
Fairmont, WV 26555-1636
President: Dora Kay Grubb
Secretary: Elizabeth Swiger

Marshall County Historical Society
301 - 13th Street
P. O. Box 267
Moundsville, WV 26041
President: Scott Owens
Secretary: Roseann Keller

McDowell County Historical Society
33 Dawson Drive
Paynesville, WV 24873
President: Jay Chatman
Secretary: Rene Bolden

Mercer County Historical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 5012
Princeton, WV 24740
President: Lois Miller
Secretary: Barbara Wyrick

Methodism, Archives of West Virginia/Archives and History Commission
c/o United Methodist Archives
Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Mineral County Historical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 1325
Keyser, WV 26726
President: E. Frank Roleff
Secretary: Beverly Chaney

Mining Your History Foundation
P. O. Box 6923
Charleston, WV 25362-0923
President: Gerald Ratliff
Secretary: Cathy Brubaker

Monongalia Historical Society
P. O. Box 127
Morgantown, WV 26507-0127
President: Ed Hawkins
Secretary: Carol Pyles

Monroe County Historical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 465
Union, WV 24983
President: Toni Ogden
Corresponding Secretary: Ana Lusk

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 52
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
President: John Bohrer
Secretary: Barbara Zimmerman
E-mail: mchgs52@hotmail.com

Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical Association
90 Back Mountain Road
Cass, WV 24927
President: Robert Hilburn
Secretary: Michael Hare

Nicholas County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 443
Summersville, WV 26651
President: Kenneth Summers
Corr. Sec.: Karen Dotson

The Old Fields Society
P.O. Box 963
Old Fields, WV 26845
(304) 538-7848 (phone and fax)

Pendleton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 549
Franklin, WV 26807
President: David Swecker
Corr.: Paula Mitchell
178 Mitchell Mill Gap Drive
Sugar Grove, WV 26815
Note: All correspondence should be sent to the corresponding secretary.

Pleasants County Historical Society
P. O. Box 335
St. Marys, WV 26170

Pocahontas County Historical Society
P.O. Box 453
Marlinton, WV 24954
President: Joseph W. Smith
Secretary: Denise K. McNeel
E-mail: info@pocahontaspreservation.org

Preservation Alliance of West Virginia
421 Davis Avenue, #4
Elkins, WV 26241
President: Logan Smith
Secretary: Phyllis Baxter

Preston County Historical Society
P. O. Box 118
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525-0118
President: Robert Sypolt
Secretary: Catherine Burke

Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation
Route 3, Box 407
Pricketts Fort State Park
Fairmont, WV 26554-9470

Raleigh County Historical Society
P. O Box 2
Beckley, WV 25802
President: Tom Sopher
(304) 253-8441

Randolph County Historical Society
Box 1164
Elkins, WV 26241
President: Randy Allan
Secretary: Donald L. Rice

Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation
P.O. Box 227
Beverly, WV 26253
(304) 637-7424
E-mail: richmt@richmountain.org
Executive Director: Michelle Depp
President: Richard Wolfe

Ritchie County Historical Society, Inc.
310 Myles Avenue
Pennsboro, WV 26415
President: David Scott
Secretary: Susan Scott

Ritchie County Historical Museum Assoc.
Secretary: Susan Scott
P.O. Box 163
Harrisville, WV 26362

Roane County Historical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 161
Spencer, WV 25276-0161
President: Rick Greathouse
Corresponding Secretary: Linda Liss

Rowlesburg Area Historical Society
President: Robert Ayersman
P. O. Box 605
Rowlesburg, WV 26425
Corresponding Secretary: P.L. Grimm
P. O. Box 156
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

Rumseian Society, Inc., The
Box 1787
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Saint Albans Historical Society
404 - 4th Avenue
St. Albans, WV 25177
President: Neil Richardson
Secretary: Ellen Mills-Pauley
E-mail: stalbanshistory1@aol.com

Shinnston Historical Association
Box 326
Enterprise, WV 26568
President: Robert Bice III
Secretary: Wanda F. Ashcraft
602 Highland
Shinnston, WV 26431-1026

Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 1694
P.O. Box 1846
Princeton, WV 24740
Adjutant: Richard D. Lockhart
E-mail: camp1694@frontier.net

Summers County Historical Society
P. O. Box 295
Hinton, WV 25951
President: Douglas Wayne Harvey
136 Southside Drive
Hinton, WV 25951
Vice President: Ben Vest
(304) 546-8075

Taylor County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.
107 West Main Street
Grafton, WV 26354
President: David Cantu
Secretary: Olive Ricketts

Tri-State Genealogical & Historical Society
P. O. Box 454
Newell, WV 26050
President: Karen Stewart
Corresponding Secretary: Bonnie Ryan

Tucker County Historical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 13
Hambleton, WV 26269-0013
President: Rosemarie Davis
Secretary: Barbara Alford

Tunnelton Historical Society
P. O. Box 137
Tunnelton, WV 26444-0291

Tyler County Heritage and Historical Society
P. O. Box 317
Middlebourne, WV 26149

Upper Vandalia Historical Society, The
P.O. Box 33
Hurricane, WV 25526
President: Linda Estes

Upshur County Historical Society, The
P. O. Box 2082
Buckhannon, WV 26201
President: Amy Williams Tenney
Secretary: Noel W. Tenney
E-mail: info@upshurcountyhistoricalsociety.com

Wayne County Genealogical and Historical Society
P. O. Box 787
Wayne, WV 25570-0787
President: John Jarrett Peters
Corresponding Secretary: Sarah Marcum
E-mail: mail@wcghs.com

West Augusta Historical & Genealogical Society
President: Jim Miracle
303 36th Street
Vienna, WV 26105
Secretary: Sylvia Bargeloh

West Augusta Historical Society
P. O. Box 414
Mannington, WV 26582
President: Sallyanne Gorbey
Secretary: Olive Marie Utt

West Virginia Archeological Society
1526 Autumn Road
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 562-7233
President: C. Michael Anslinger
E-mail: manslinger@crai-ky.com
Secretary-Treasurer: Darla Spencer
E-mail: dspencer@crai-ky.com

West Virginia Association of Museums
P. O. Box 4589
Morgantown, WV 26504
President: Darryl DeGripp
Secretary: Rebekah Karelis

West Virginia Baptist Historical Society
1715 Lower Parchment Valley Road
Ripley, WV 25271

West Virginia Historical Association
President: Dr. William Arnett
171 Tibbs Road
Morgantown, WV 26508

West Virginia Historical Society
P. O. Box 5220
Charleston, WV 25361-0220
President: Fredrick Armstrong

West Virginia Labor History Association
P. O. Box 5156
Charleston, WV 25361

West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd.
P. O. Box 574
Weston, WV 26452
E-mail: wvmag@ma.rr.com

Wheeling Area Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 6450
Wheeling, WV 26003-6450
President: Scott Owen
Secretary: Marjorie Richey
E-mail: leeb147 at aol.com

Wirt County Historical Society
P. O. Box 339
Elizabeth, WV 26143
President: Rose Ann Adams
1350 Somerville Fork Rd
Palestine, WV 26160
Secretary: Angela Brannon

Wood County Historical and Preservation Society
P.O. Box 565
Parkersburg, WV 26102
President: Bob Enoch
Secretary: Diana Hill

Wyoming County Genealogical Society
Box 1186
Pineville, WV 24874
President: Pat Adams
Secretary: Juanita Barnett

Updated 2 April 2018


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