Brooke County Historical Museum

Wellsburg, WV

Formerly Miller Tavern (1798-1840), now known as Brooke County Historical Museum, is a historic inn and tavern located at Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia. It was built in 1797, and is a two-story, rectangular brick building with a hipped roof. It sits on a sandstone foundation and lintels. It is one of the Ohio Valley's oldest surviving examples of Federal architecture. The building now houses a museum displaying furniture manufactured in Wellsburg, items of the 1780-1800-1900's, toys, and other items of interest.

Location: 6th & main St., opposite the historic Wellsburg Wharf in Wellsburg.
Address: 600 main St., Wellsburg, WV 26070, 304-737-4060. Ruby Greathouse, secretary 304-737-0506.

Open: April-October, Friday-Sunday, 1pm to 5pm.

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