You don't know where you're going unless you know where you've been. Dedicated to preserving Mercer County's rich history.

Library Help Needed. We need help in the library on Mondays from 1 - 3 pm. If you can work another day, we always have something to do, like making copies and filing. It does not have to be every week. Just donating a few hours a month helps.

Reprint of Mercer County West Virginia History book from 1984 is still available. The price is $70. West Virginia residents add $4.20 sales tax. Shipping is $10.00 or they can be picked up at Heritage House in Princeton, WV.  Call 304-425-9017 or email us.


Welcome to the Mercer County Historical Society, West Virginia web page. We are always looking for new members and volunteers so please:

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Our cookbooks are still available for $5.00. We are on the last printing, so get yours before they are gone for good! The History House is the collection point for aluminum cans and used ink cartridges. Drop them off and help us raise money for our winter heating bills. Don't forget to use your Kroger's card. Don't have one? Contact us. We raise a lot of money from these