Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History – Parkersburg, WV. Exhibits range from prehistoric Indian relics, ca. 9000 B.C., to oil paintings, old clothing, guns and military paraphernalia. Blennerhassett Island relics are among the museum’s most valuable acquisitions. Bring your Blennerhassett Museum ticket to Campus Martius and receive a $2 admission discount on adult tickets. 137 Juliana St., Parkersburg, WV.
Blennerhassett Island – Home of the recreated mansion of Harman Blennerhassett, infamous for his treasonous alliance with Aaron Burr. Seasonal hours. Start your visit at the Blennerhassett Museum and then ferry over to the island mansion. 137 Juliana St., Parkersburg, WV.
Farmer’s Castle Museum – Farmer’s Castle, sister civilian fortification of Campus Martius, housed 200 settlers at Belpre, Ohio. This settlement was so named for its “Beautiful Valley”. Seasonal limited hours. 509 Ridge Street, Belpre, OH.
Henderson Hall Plantation – Civil War era plantation preserved in near original condition. At this former slave site, learn about the Underground Railroad, local civil war history, and more. Open weekends from Noon to 5. Route 2, Williamstown, WV.
Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge – Maintains a list of native birds in our region. Event listing. Interpretative Center on Waverly Road, Williamstown, WV.
Oil & Gas Museum – Both oil and natural gas were discovered in our region in the mid-1700s. The petroleum industry has been an important part of our history for centuries. Visit the Oil & Gas Museum to view historical machinery, maps, and exhibits. 199 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV.
Oliver Tucker Museum – Home of the Lower Muskingum Historical Society. Tour three buildings: Tucker home, Mindling Log Cabin, and Red Barn. View history of earliest settlers, Civil War era, and artifacts of the region. Open weekends seasonally, 1 to 4 pm. Corner of Park St. and S.R. 60, Beverly, OH.