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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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Ella Montony
c/o The Society

Arthurdale Heritage, Inc.
P. O. Box 850
Arthurdale, WV 26520
President: Sarah R. Barnes
Secretary: Amanda Griffith
Executive Director: Jeanne Goodman

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

Barbour County Historical Society
200 North Main Street
Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-4846 (museum)
President: Lars Byrne
c/o The Society
Secretary: Amelia Mouser
c/o The Society

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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Dorrene Hale
c/o The Society
bchs@bchs.org

Boone County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 306
Madison, WV 25130
President: Joetta McCallister Kuhn
c/o The Society
Secretary: Pam Waldorf
c/o The Society

Braxton County, Family Research Library and Archives of
536 Elk Street
Gassaway, WV 26624
President: Brenda Hickman
228 Braxton Street
Gassaway, WV 26624
Secretary: Elizabeth Stewart
418 Parkway
Sutton, WV 26601

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

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
c/o The Society

Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society, The
P. O. Box 242
Grantsville, WV 26147-0242
President: Robert Bonar
c/o The Society
Secretary: Teresa Harris
c/o The 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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Eloise Boggs
c/o The Society

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
1300 Byron Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Doddridge County Historical Society
President: Patricia Richards Harris
Rt. 1, Box 38
West Union, WV 26456
Secretary: Sherri Harris
Rt. 1, Box 366
West Union, WV 26456

Eastern Regional Coal Archives
Craft Memorial Library
600 Commerce St.
Bluefield, WV 24701

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: Dan Hileman
c/o The Foundation
Secretary: Eva Ansel
c/o The Foundation

Friends of Blennerhassett, The
137 Juliana Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-4800 (Blennerhassett Museum)
President: Mrs. Barbara Phillips
c/o FOB
Secretary: Mrs. Marilyn Horton
c/o FOB

Friends of Happy Retreat
P.O. Box 1427
Charles Town, WV 25414
(304) 724-7008
President: J. Randolph Hilton
c/o FOHR
Secretary: Paulette Sprinkle
c/o FOHR

Friends of Wheeling, Inc.
P. O. Box 889
Wheeling, WV 26003
President: Jeanne Finstein
c/o The Society
Secretary: Judi Hendrickson
c/o The Society

Gilmer County Historical Society
P.O. Box 235
Glenville, WV 26351
President: Dot Frey
c/o The Society
Secretary: Karen Pennebaker
c/o The Society

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

Greenbottom Society, Inc., The
P. O. Box 2556
Huntington, WV 25726
President: Ned Jones
c/o The Society
Secretary: Karen N. Nance
c/o The Society

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

Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc.
45 Abbott's Run Road
Horner, WV 26372
President: Randall Nicholson
c/o The Society
Secretary: Elaine Allman Coulter
c/o The Society

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

Hardy County Historical Society
P. O. Box 4
Moorefield, WV 26836
President: David Jopling
c/o The Society
Secretary: Charlotte Bowman
c/o The Society

Harpers Ferry Historical Association
Harpers Ferry National Hist. Park
P. O. Box 197
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Executive Director: Deborah Piscitelli
c/o HFNHP

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

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

Helvetia Restoration & Development Organization, Inc.
Helvetia Historical Square
P. O. Box 34
Helvetia, WV 26224
President: Heidi Arnett
c/o The Society
Secretary: Nancy Krough
c/o The Society

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

Historic Shepherdstown Commission
Cheryl Gregory, Administrator
P. O. Box 1786
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
President: Vicki Smith
c/o The Commission
Secretary: Donna Pratt
c/o The Commission

Jackson County Historical Society
P. O. Box 22
Ripley, WV 25271
President: Bill Mullins
c/o The Society
Secretary: Maxine Landfried
c/o The Society

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

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

Julia-Ann Square Association
P. O. Box 966
Parkersburg, WV 26101
President: Judy Smith
c/o The Society
Secretary: Brenda Critzer
c/o The Society

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
c/o The Society
Secretary: John Wehrle
c/o The Society

KYOWVA Genealogical and Historical Society
P. O. Box 1254
Huntington, WV 25714-1254
President: Debbie Campbell
c/o The Society
Corresponding Secretary: Mary Chatterton
c/o The Society
E-Mail: kyowvagen@yahoo.com

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523-1151
President: Patricia Butcher Tyler
c/o The Society
Secretary: Cheryl McCallister
c/o The Society

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

Madie Carroll House Preservation Society
234 Guyan Street
P. O. Box 3266
Huntington, WV 25702-0266
President: Johnny Nance
Corresponding Secretary: Sue Miller

Marion County Genealogical Club, Inc.
Marion County Public Library
321 Monroe Street
Fairmont, WV 26554
President: David Rowand
c/o the Genealogical Club
Secretary: Debbie Layman
c/o the Genealogical Club

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

Marshall County Historical Society
301 13th Street
P. O. Box 267
Moundsville, WV 26041
President: Bonnie Mueller
c/o The Society
Secretary: Nicki Melissinos
c/o The Society

McDowell County Historical Society
HC 61 Box 37-B
Paynesville, WV 24873
President: Jay Chatman
c/o The Society
Secretary: Rene Bolden
c/o The Society

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

Methodist Historical Society/Archives and History Commission
c/o 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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Beverly Chaney
c/o The Society

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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Carol Pyles
c/o The Society

Monroe County Historical Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 465
Union, WV 24983
President: Fred Ziegler
c/o The Society
Corresponding Secretary: Ana Lusk
c/o The Society

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 52
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
President: Fred Widmyer
c/o The Society
Secretary: Sue Parker
c/o The Society

Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical Association
90 Back Mountain Road
Cass, WV 24927
President: Robert Hilburn
Secretary: Michael Hare
c/o MSR&LHA

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

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: Matt Tate
c/o The Society
Secretary: Denise K. McNeel
c/o The Society

Preservation Alliance of West Virginia
421 Davis Avenue, #4
Elkins, WV 26241
President: Sandra Scaffidi
c/o PA of WV
Secretary: Phyllis Baxter
c/o PA of WV

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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Donald L. Rice
c/o The Society

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

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

Ritchie County Historical Museum Assoc.
Vice President: Frances Wolfe
P.O. Box 163
Harrisville, WV 26362

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

Rowlesburg Area Historical Society
President: Robert Ayersman
P. O. Box 605
Rowlesburg, WV 26425
Corresponding Secretary: Maryellen Wiles
P. O. Box 113
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

Rumseian Society, Inc., The
Box 1787
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
President: Nick Blanton
c/o The Society
Secretary: Joel Garner
c/o The Society

Saint Albans Historical Society
404   4th Avenue
St. Albans, WV 25177
President: Neil Richardson
c/o The Society
Secretary: Ellen Mills-Pauley
c/o The Society

Shinnston Historical Association
P. O. Box 326
Enterprise, WV 26431-1026
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

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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Olive Ricketts
c/o The Society

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

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

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
7984 Kellys Creek Road
Charleston, WV 25312

Upshur County Historical Society, The
P. O. Box 2082
Buckhannon, WV 26201
President: Amy Williams Tenney
c/o The Society
Secretary: Noel W. Tenney
c/o The Society

Wayne County Genealogical and Historical Society
P. O. Box 787
Wayne, WV 25570-0787
President: John Jarrett Peters
c/o The Society
Corresponding Secretary: Sarah Marcum

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
c/o The Society
Secretary: Olive Marie Utt
c/o The Society

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

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

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
c/o The Society

West Virginia Labor History Association
P. O. Box 5156
Charleston, WV 25361
President: Gordon Simmons
1532 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25311
Secretary: Tim Dent
c/o WVLHA

West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd.
P. O. Box 574
Weston, WV 26452

Wheeling Area Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 6450
Wheeling, WV 26003-6450
President: Lou Yurkovitch
c/o The Society
Secretary: Marjorie Richey
c/o The Society

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
c/o The Society

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

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

Updated 21 November 2017


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