Home Around Town Museum


by Town of Ceredo
  • The Ceredo Petroglyph: The largest and best preserved petroglyph in the United states. Collection also includes: arrowheads, fossils, shells and an Indian grinding stone.
  • Civil War Collection: Letters, requisitions and treatment book from Camp Pierpoint in Ceredo. Z. D. Ramdell’s saddle and diary for 1886. Cannon balls and mini balls
  • Micro Film: The Ceredo Advance newspapers from 1881 to the publications end in 1936. Reader/Printer available.​
  • Early History: Pioneer tools, homemaking utensils, quilts handmade dress, and side saddles. WWI and WWII uniforms, leggings, blanket, flag blanket, ration books, and stamps. Newspapers and magazines. Vietnam Uniform.
  • Schools: Yearbooks from C-K and Buffalo High Schools, Marshall and West Virginia Universities, and The Naval Academy. Class photos, band uniforms, school letters, diplomas, and more.
  • Railroads: “N” gauge layout of Ceredo and Kenova with trains and trolley from the 1940s era. Collections of letters (some from Collis P. Huntington dealing with the C&O Railroad), train memorabilia from all rail lines.
  • Books: Large selection of books magazines, and publications dealing with the history of the Ceredo area, our State, and Nation.
  • Visual: Over 20 albums of photos spanning 140 years. Many scrapbooks, video tapes of senior citizens, and special events.
  • Genealogy: Census of 1850, 1860, Cemetery listings for most cemeteries in Wayne County. Books and files of genealogies.
  • Handblown Glass: Beautiful , diverse collection dating back half a century.

Would you like to make a donation to the Ceredo Historical Society Museum? Your generosity goes a long way with helping to sustain the museum including building and grounds maintenance, furniture, utilities, and general upkeep. 

The museum is always free to visit and a donation is simply that and NOT a requirement.