We operate a library in Horner, West Virginia. Our collection is comprised of more than 5000 publications, microfilm, photos, and manuscripts. We invite you to stop by our Library Site and check it out before paying us a visit. You will find our hours of operation listed there.
The Central West Virginia Genealogy & History Library & Museum is operated by the Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc. The library's collection includes manuscripts, published materials, photos, maps, artifacts, and computerized data on thousands of names from throughout West Virginia and adjacent states, including additional information on most of these; however, it has a primary focus on the counties of Central West Virginia.
To assist you in your research, you may visit our Online Card Catalog. Using the references you find there, you may either come to our library and do your own research or follow the instructions given at the Online Card Catalog site to request research.
The Central West Virginia Genealogy & History Library & Museum is located in Historic Lewis County at the junction of Old Route 33 and Abbott's Run Road in Horner, West Virginia. Our facility is the former Horner School. For your information, Horner is six miles from Weston, West Virginia.
Specific directions to the library from I-79: Exit 99 (US Route 33), turn right, go 2.5 miles to the Horner-Georgetown crossroad, turn left, and the library will be directly in front of you behind some pine trees. You will be able to see the red front door. There is plenty of parking at the side.
The library is handicapped accessible and is open to the public. Members are admitted free; it is suggested that non-members make a small donation for library usage.