Built In 1758, The Oldest House In West Virginia’s Pendleton County Is Now A Museum You Can Visit

Do old buildings fascinate you? There are plenty to go around in West Virginia, from old churches to old mills to old businesses to old houses. And while many are off limits, you can definitely visit the oldest house in West Virginia’s Pendleton County – it’s been converted to a history museum.

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To learn more about this historic treasure, visit the Pendleton County Historical Society’s website. To schedule a tour, contact them at (304) 358-2869. Are you aware of the many small house museums scattered throughout the state, many of them managed by local historical societies? They hide so many treasures that you probably never expected to find in West Virginia, including fascinating mementos like a piece of the Berlin Wall.

Address: Oak St, Franklin, WV 26807, USA