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
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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.

June 16, 2018: Pennsboro B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

June 19, 2018: Ritchie County 175th Birthday Celebration, 9am to noon, Ritchie County Court House, Harrisville, WV

June 23, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum open for tours 9am to 1pm.

June 26, 2018: RCHS Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Pennsboro B&O Railroad Depot. Presentation of "Importance of B&O Railroad and Depot to Pennsboro."

July 7, 2018: Pennsboro B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

July 14, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum open for tours 9am to 1pm.

July 21, 2018: Pennsboro B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

July 24, 2018: RCHS Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Smithville Community Building. Presentation on "Staunton Turnpike."

July 28, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum open for tours 9am to 1pm.

August 4, 2018: Pennsboro B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

August 11, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum open for tours 9am to 1pm.

August 18, 2018: Pennsboro B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

August 25, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum open for tours 9am to 1pm.

August 28, 2018: RCHS Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Pennsboro Library with "Show and Tell" Program.

September 8, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum and B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

September 25, 2018: RCHS Meeting 7:00 p.m., Cairo Community Building, "Proposed Cairo Historic
District."

October 13, 2018: Pennsboro Old Stone House Museum and B&O Depot open for tours 9am to 1pm.

October 23, 2018: RCHS Meeting 2:00 p.m., Old Stone House Museum,
"Captain Edmond Jarvis (Confederate from Gnat's Run)"

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