The Ritchie County Historical Society was formed in 1973 and was incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation in 1976.
Old Stone House Museum
Pennsboro B & O Railroad Depot
Pennsboro B & O Depot Trailhead
We invite you to view our current projects which have been made possible by countless hours of volunteer labor and donations received by our members and interested public.

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Our Officers
President - David Scott
1st Vice President - Charles Dotson
2nd Vice President - Mike Nichols
Secretary/Treasurer - Susan Scott

Pennsboro's Old Stone House featured in recent Gazette article. Click to read the entire article.

February 26, 2019: RCHS Meeting 2:00 p.m., Pennsboro Library, Pennsboro, WV

March 26, 2019: RCHS Meeting 2:00 p.m., Pennsboro Library, Pennsboro, WV

April 13, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

April 23, 2019: RCHS Meeting 6:00 p.m., Pennsboro Depot, Pennsboro, WV. From 5:00-6:00pm Model Train Layout open to the public.

April 28, 2019: RCHS Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Pennsboro Women's Club.

May 28, 2019: RCHS Meeting, Cairo Community Building. Tour Cairo Museum 5:00-6:00pm, meeting at 6:15pm

June 1, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

June 15, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

June 25, 2019: RCHS Meeting, 6:00pm, General Thomas M. Harris School Museum, Harrisville. Program: Ritchie County Grist Mills

July 6, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

July 20, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

July 23, 2019: RCHS Meeting, 6:00pm, Smithville Community Building, Smithville, WV. Program: Parkersburg-Staunton Turnpike in Ritchie County

August 3, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

August 17, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open

August 27, 2019: RCHS Meeting, 6:00pm, Pennsboro Library. Program: Ritchie County Photos

September 24, 2019: RCHS Meeting, 6:00pm, former Ellenboro Elementary School. Program: History of Ellenboro

October 22, 2019: RCHS Meeting 6:00pm, Pennsboro Library. Program: Ritchie County in the Civil War

The Old Stone House is temporarily closed for repairs. The Ritchie County Historical Society is accepting donations for the repairs. For more information, contact David & Susan Scott, 304-643-2738.
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