Mission: To Preserve the History of Mineral County

Welcome to the Mineral County Historical Society web site.

Within this web site you will find a wealth of information, including information about the birthplace of Nancy Hanks Lincoln - mother of Abraham Lincoln, the history of the society, and historical properties that the society maintains. You can also find a list of our programs and events, awards that are given to members of the community, our list of officers, past and present, and our list of publications. So click on a book to the left and see where it can take you!

Nancy Hanks Lincoln

Nancy Hanks Cabin


Dinah Courrier

The Mineral County Historical Society (MCHS) has a new local history museum in Keyser.

The museum is located at 253 Carskadon Lane, in the back of Dr. James Courrier's dental office building. The museum is open on Saturdays from April through October from 10-2 and other times by appointment. Special exhibits will be announced in local newspapers and on Mountain Streams Radio at 102.9 FM.

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