Jackson County Historical Society

Washington Western Lands Museum

The Washington Western Lands Museum sits along the bank of the Ohio River in Ravenswood, West Virginia.  The Museum building is owned by the city of Ravenswood and contents are owned and operated by the Jackson County Historical Society.  
Washington's Western Lands Museum, 220 Riverfront Park, Ravenswood, is housed in the former Lock House of the U. S. Corps of Engineers Locks and Dam #22 on the banks of the Ohio River.
Visitors to the museum can experience the feel of a 19th century parlor facing the river, examine photos and artifacts relating to river travel, explore displays of by-gone businesses in Ravenswood, as well as test their knowledge of old tools, containers, and household items.
Across the street from the museum is the Sayre Log House, a 19th century home that was moved to the park.  Inside one will find everyday items used by the family.  Out back is an herb garden tended by volunteers.      

        Hours of operation:  Saturday and Sunday,  1 - 5 p.m
                      Memorial Day through Labor Day
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