Business Category: Historic Locations

Morgantown History Museum

The Morgantown History Museum is a nonprofit institution and the first city-sponsored museum in the Greater Morgantown area. Its mission is to preserve and promote local and regional history and to make it accessible to the citizens of Morgantown and visitors to the region.

175 Kirk Street
Morgantown, WV 26505

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Scott’s Run Museum and Trail

Celebrating and preserving the history of coal and the coal boom era in Monongalia County, representing 13 communities that were put together as coal camps when the boom attracted me to work the mines from 19 countries in Europe, Eastern Europe, Mexico and African Americans from the South.

Features a coal camp gift shop! Open Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by appointment only.

465 Scott's Run Road
Osage, WV 26543

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Rowlesburg B&O Depot and Museum

Open by appointment – Located next to the train track off of Buffalo St.

This museum houses only railroad memorabilia, pictures and trains. A portion of the building is the original building. The Caboose is a B&O Caboose and is restored.

Rowlesburg B&O Depot and Museum

Buffalo Street
Rowlesburg, West Virginia 26425

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Szilagyi Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

The Szilagyi Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (formerly Rowlesburg school) is owned and operated by the Rowlesburg Revitalization Committee, Inc.

The building is renovated and currently houses the WWII Museum, a small cafe, B&O Bridge exhibit, Train Exhibit, Library, Riverbend Art Studio and Sports Museums.

There are rooms available to rent for business opportunities. There is also internet service in the building.

Szilagyi Center / Greatest Generation Museum

20 Buffalo Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

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Arthurdale Heritage Museum

Non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of the first New Deal community in the United States.

Arthurdale Heritage Museum

Q & A Road WV-92
Arthurdale, West Virginia 26520

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Cathedral State Park

Cathedral State Park is an ancient hemlock forest of majestic proportions, and one of the last living commemorations of the vast virgin hemlock forest which once flourished in the Appalachian highlands. Trees up to 90 feet in height and 21 feet in circumference form cloisters in the park. Located on Rt. 50 near Aurora, WV, approximately five miles west of Red House, MD.

12 Cathedral Park Dr.
Aurora, WV  26705

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Dorsey’s Knob Park

The 71-acre park provides a scenic view of the Monongahela River. Sky Rock stands nearly 600 feet above a landscape of deep valets and tall pines. Public picnic areas available as well as a rental lodge. Rt. 119 off of I-68, Morgantown

Rt. 119
Morgatown , WV  26508

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Cool Springs Park

 

The West Virginia restaurant that’s one of the most unique restaurants in America-Open year round as a restaurant, general store and gift shop. The restaurant serves Buckwheat cakes all day long with the famous foot long hotdogs. The park includes an antique farm and railroad equipment, little train playground, fresh produce and fresh flowers for sale, unusual animals, a large water wheel, fish ponds, toys and picnic tables outside to enjoy and rest before you start back out on your journey.

12696 George Washington Highway , Rowlesburg, W.Va. 26425
304-454-9511

RR 50 Box 1180
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

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