History museum

Morgantown History Museum seeks local artifacts for collection

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) – The Morgantown History Museum is asking for the community’s help in donating local history artifacts and memorabilia for the museum’s permanent collection.

The museum emphasizes up-to-date exhibits on prehistory, WWI, WWII, and other armed conflicts, African American history, Don Knotts, and entertainment in Morgantown.

Artifacts in these categories are strongly encouraged.

“Community donations, many of which come from family ties or heirlooms, are a crucial part of how the Morgantown Museum of History expands its collection,” said Vincent Kitch, director of the arts and culture department. the culture of the city of Morgantown. “It’s an important part of the process that allows us to preserve and tell the story of Morgantown and Monongalia County.”

The museum’s mission is to preserve and promote the history of Morgantown and Monongalia County.

The museum’s collection helps tell the story of our region and is made up of social, cultural, industrial and military artefacts, photographs, papers, historical books and a host of objects ranging from prehistory to our days.

Much of the collection comes from generous donations from the community.

To donate artifacts, memorabilia, or other items related to Morgantown and Monongalia County, please contact the Morgantown Museum of History at 304-319-1800 or email [email protected] .

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