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

April 13, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon. The Rails to Trails Conservancy designates this as Opening Day for Trails.

April 23, 2019: RCHS Meeting 6:00 p.m., Pennsboro Library. Program: Ritchie County Photo Presentation

April 28, 2019: RCHS Annual Spaghetti Dinner, 11:00am until 2:00pm, 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 9:00am until noon.

June 8, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon.

June 15, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon.

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 9:00am until noon.

July 13, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon.

July 20, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon.

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 9:00am until noon.

August 10, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon.

August 17, 2019: Pennsboro Depot open 9:00am until noon.

August 27, 2019: RCHS Meeting, 6:00pm, Pennsboro Depot, Pennsboro, WV. From 5:00-6:00pm Model Train Layout open to the public.

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.

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

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