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Weirton Area Museum & Cultural Center

3149 Main St, Weirton, WV 26062

An all-volunteer organization with a mission to preserve the rich history and culture of the Weirton Area and share it as widely as possible.

 

Brooke County Museum & Culture Center

704 Charles St, Wellsburg, WV 26070

Brooke County Museum contains thousands of articles and objects from Brooke County, WV’s history such as glass, structures, and military items. 

 

Hancock County Historic Museum

1008 Ridge Ave, New Cumberland, WV 26047

This house made into a museum has been overlooking the Ohio River in New Cumberland for centuries, and is on the national register of historic places.

 

Peter Tarr Furnace

40° 26.243′ N, 80° 34.365′ W

The Peter Tarr Furnace was the first iron furnace west of the Alleghenies. The furnace was built in the 1790s along Kings Creek in Weirton, WV.

 

VFW Memorial Park

Located on Carolina Avenue in Chester, WV.

 

Brooke-Hancock County Veterans Memorial Park

27 Marshaling Yard Dr, Weirton, WV 26062

Includes a tank, helicopter, and jet plane on the property. 

 

American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor – ADBC Museum WWII

945 Main St, Wellsburg, WV 26070

The American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (ADBC) chose the Brooke County Library to be their official depository. The museum houses books, documents, and artifacts of this special group that defended their country as America entered World War II. 

 

Alexander Campbell Mansion

7265 Bethany Pike, Bethany, WV 26032

The Campbell Home, home to Bethany College founder Alexander Campbell, was built between 1795 and 1840. The house now welcomes visitors to see the historic grounds.

 

Brooke Hills Park Veteran’s Memorial Park

140 Gist Lane, Wellsburg, WV 26070

Located in Brooke Hills Park. The site of the memorial is situated above the Veterans Memorial lake which houses the John G. & Kay Chernenko Memorial Fountain at Brooke Hills Park in Wellsburg, WV.

 

Weirton Steel Memorial

Located on Pennsylvania Avenue in Weirton, WV.

 

Weirton Steel Veterans Memorial

Located on Three Springs Drive in Weirton, WV.

 

John F. Kennedy Memorial

3420 Main St, Weirton, WV 26062

Located in the Millsop Community Center in Weirton, WV.

 

Patrick Gass Memorial

Located near the gazebo at Sixth and Main Streets in Wellsburg, WV.

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