Neighboring Counties The Ritchie County Historical Society, established in 1973, provides historical and educational information about the development of Ritchie County and the significance of its residents.
Reference Ever find an unusual insignia or symbol on a gravestone and wonder what it means? This page has a large collection of pictures with descriptions. It includes symbols from many fraternal, civic and other organizations, as well the meanings behind more general imagery often found on cemetery markers.
Last Update: 2014/3/6
West Virginia e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. Based on the best-selling West Virginia Encyclopedia, e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, science and culture.
e-WV is a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council.
Last Update: 2012/7/3