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Terra Alta, Hopemont Area Attractions
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History House Museum

The History House Museum, operated by the Preston County Historical Society, is housed in the three story former Terra Alta Bank building which opened in 1892. Thirteen of the rooms and two vaults are open to the public. The museum collection includes railroad items, photographs, maps, firearms, antique tools, arrowheads, Indian artifacts and Civil War Memorabilia. The History House is also the repository of the Bucklew Collection, assembled by Leroy S. Bucklew, a cabinetmaker, carpenter, musician and life long resident. 
For additional information call (304) 789-6888 or (304) 454-9601 or visit the
  Preston County Historical Society.
Location/Directions: East Washington Street, Terra Alta, West Virginia.

Contact for info and purchases of genealogical reference books:
Catherine Burke
P O Box 307
Rowlesburg, WV  

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