Rich Regional History In Wood County
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The Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History opened its doors on April 30, 1988, in response to a long-standing need to preserve, protect and exhibit the region's history. The museum is a showcase of three floors of priceless historical relics and objects of art from the Ohio Valley's past. Exhibits range from prehistoric Indian tools, jewelry, weapons and household items, ca. 9000 B.C., to oil paintings, old clothing, guns and military paraphernalia, furniture belonging to West Virginia's first governor, automobiles of the 19teens, farm implements, 19th-century jewelry and glassware ranging in age from 60 to 200 years old.
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Person Interviewed: Ray Swick
Title: Historian West Virginia State Parks
Location: Wood County, West Virginia
Address: 137 Juliana Street Parkersburg, WV 26101
Phone: 304 420-4800
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