As you venture through our site, you will discover the story of West Virginia’s unique relationship to the Civil War. Be sure to check out West Virginia Independence Hall itself, as the building’s architecture and history are quite impressive. And be sure to view the newest project, a special exhibit of thirteen Civil War battle flags. We have included many photos and hope you will take the time to view every one. And, lastly but certainly not least, we hope that you will come to the Hall and experience history first-hand.
Tap the buttons at the top and you are on your way to a visit stepping back in time.
West Virginia Independence Hall is located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia at Wheeling, directly off of I-70 – just a 50 minute drive from Pittsburgh, PA. The city is resplendent in Victorian architecture and offers a great variety of family-oriented tour experiences through all seasons. Plan to visit soon. The residents of the “Friendly City” will heartily welcome you.