Discover your history in Pendleton County

Upcoming events

The PCHS, along with other organizations in Franklin, will be hosting a Remembrance of the Franklin Fire that occured 100 years ago on April 17, 1924. The event will be hosted at the Franklin Presbyterian Church, 100 Walnut Street on April 14, 2024 at 2:00 PM. Some of the events are a walking tour noting the areas of the town that were burnt and presentations with pictures and information. All are welcome to come and join us for this free event!


The Pendleton County Historical Museum will be open every Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM from May through September. It is also currently open by appointment.

You can schedule a private tour for any time of the year at our contact page.


Interested in becoming a member? Learn more here.

Want to give to the Museum?

If you have a historic artifact or document you’d like preserved in the museum, email or call Richard Ruddle at 304-358-2869 or 304-358-7304.