Place Category: Mountaineer Country
As a membership and volunteer-based non-profit organization in Harrison County, WV, the HCWVHS pledges to engage with our community to preserve, collect, educate, and demonstrate the history and cultural influences of Harrison County and North Central West Virginia.
Our vision is to be part of community development and economic growth in Harrison County with pride in our heritage and future.
A priority goal of the Society is the conservation of the Stealey Goff Vance House in Clarksburg and preservation of historic property, archives and collections and to make them available to the community through displays and educational activities.
Leaders of the Society actively engages the community by:
- Developing partnerships with various local government agencies, local organizations, cultural, educational and historic entities.
- Providing opportunities for members of the community to participate in volunteer roles with various projects.
- Receiving and preserving historic materials and documents donated by members of the community.
- Providing opportunities for members of the community to view historic materials and learn about their heritage at festivals, fairs, schools and other events.