"The past is not the property of historians; it is a public possession. It belongs to anyone who is aware of it, and it grows by being shared. It sustains the whole society, which always needs the identity that only the past can give." Dr. Walter Havighurst, Social Historian
Become a partner
Ways that you can become a partner in sustaining our Harrison County identity by preserving the heritage of the County are virtually limitless.
School children, parents, teachers, economic developers, history buffs and researchers, retirees, and others can all make a difference and are welcome to join with the Society in this movement.
Through the Harrison County WV Historical Society, three major ways are available to become a heritage preservation partner. Click on the links below for more information about each.