West Virginia Day

Celebrate West Virginia’s founding in 1863 with special family-oriented crafts, museum hunt, and an all-day showing of “West Virginia: A Film History”, a 6 ½ - hour documentary series produced by the West Virginia History Film Project and the West Virginia Humanities Council. Stop in for an episode or two!

Pricketts Fort Buckwheat Pancake Breakfast

Help us celebrate the first week of spring with a delicious buckwheat breakfast catered by Linda Jack. History Alive presentation on Julia Child begins at 11:30 am. Price includes meal and audio tour of the fort. Breakfast and tour $14.50 (must RSVP for breakfast by Wednesday, March 22).

Petroglyph Postcards

Prehistoric drawings engraved in stone have been found throughout West Virginia. Children find inspiration in the museum's exhibits to make their own petroglyph designs.