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Culture and History
Historic Sites

The Division of Culture and History administers and programs activities for five Historic Sites:

Camp Washington-Carver Camp Washington-Carver was dedicated in 1942 as a 4-H camp for West Virginia's African-American youth. Today, it is a beautiful retreat listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum The Wheeling Custom House was the location for heated political discussions and constitutional conventions that led to eventual statehood for West Virginia in 1863. Today, it is known as West Virginia Independence Hall, a National Historic Landmark.
Grave Creek Mound Historic Site The most impressive and largest Adena mound, Grave Creek Mound is the largest conical type of any of the mound builder structures.
Jenkins Plantation Museum Since 1835 a large brick house, essentially a mansion in its time and place, has stood sentinel on the banks of the Ohio River. It is the home of the Jenkins family, the most notable of whom was General Albert Gallatin Jenkins, C.S.A.
Museum in the Park Museum in the Park - A Place for Art, History and Ideas, is a regional cultural center located in Chief Logan State Park