AREA ATTRACTIONS
HENDERSON HALL
Built in 1859 as the centerpiece of the 2600 acre Henderson plantation, this impressive 17-room pre-Civil War mansion has survived with all of its original furnishings. Discover the Henderson’s role in spoiling the Burr-Blennerhassett conspiracy. 

BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND
Site of the alleged plot by Aaron Burr and Harman Blennerhassett to establish a southwest empire. Features the reconstructed Blennerhassett Mansion, guided tours, concession stand, gift shop, narrated wagon rides, hiking trails and picnic facilities. Open May – October.
VALLEY GEM​​
The Valley Gem Sternwheeler is a modern-day sternwheeler able to carry up to 296 passengers.  We offer tours and special events from April through November with charters available any time scheduling permits.
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OIL AND GAS MUSEUM
This nationally recognized museum presents the intriguing history of the oil and gas industry, including how the accumulation of wealth from oil impacted West Virginia's statehood. Also, view expanded displays on the Civil War and local industries.

THE CASTLE
The Castle in Marietta, OH was the site of grand business, community, and family functions throughout its history. Only five families have lived on the property between 1808 and 1974. These residents included lawyers, bankers, land and oil speculators, and a President Pro Tem of the Ohio Senate.
FORT BOREMAN CIVIL WAR PARK
Take in the magnificent panoramic views overlooking the beautiful Ohio Valley and learn about Parkersburg’s strategic role in the Civil War from atop the new Fort Boreman Civil War Park. 

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To view other attractions, visit: www.greaterparkersburg.com or  www.mariettaohio.org