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Parkersburg: Where History Lives Parkersburg, W.Va., established in 1810, was named for a Revolutionary War hero, and its history has long been a part of its attraction. Museums and historic mansions, links to the Aaron Burr treason conspiracy, an...
Outdoor Enthusiasts Enjoy Greater Parkersburg Kim Coram simply can’t contain her enthusiasm when the conversation turns to outdoor opportunities in the Greater Parkersburg, W.Va., and Mid-Ohio Valley region. Her description is peppered with words...
 Download a complete copy of our updated Historic Guide to Wood County (PDF). Section 1 | 2 |  3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 PARKERSBURG, WV (Dec. 16, 2010) – Visitors often ask about Wood County’s history. Who established...
Parkersburg, WV (October 14, 2010) – Wood and Wirt counties recently joined other sites in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee and Adams County, Pennsylvania in the Civil War Trails program. The program, a partnership...
PARKERSBURG, WV (June 28, 2010) – The Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitors Bureau recently earned an award by the Public Relations Society of America’s-West Virginia Chapter. The bureau’s 2009 media kit earned an honorable mention during...
PARKERSBURG, WV (May 3, 2010) – It’s a trend that the Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitors Bureau along with area hotels anticipate will play a significant role in marketing the area now and in the future. Youth sporting tournaments are...
PARKERSBURG, WV (September 28, 2009) – The Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitors Bureau recently earned re-accreditation during the 2009 WV Governor’s Conference on Tourism September 22. The accreditation is conducted through the West...
 

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