• WELCOME TO WEST VIRGINIA INDEPENDENCE HALL

    BIRTHPLACE OF WEST VIRGINIA

    About the MuseumAbout the Foundation
  • "WEST VIRGINIA DURING THE CIVIL WAR:" A History Symposium, March 24, 2018

    Five dynamic Civil War historians, Travis Henline, Rick Wolfe, Hunter Lesser, Kris White, and Eric Wittenberg will speak at “West Virginia During the Civil War,” a history symposium, on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 9 am-5 pm.

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  • WEST VIRGINIA’S BIRTHPLACE

    Learn how Wheeling’s U.S. Custom House became West Virginia Independence Hall.

    View a Custom House TimelineWatch the video "For Liberty and Union"
  • MEET GOVERNOR PIERPONT

    WAR-TIME GOVERNOR OF THE RESTORED GOVERNMENT OF VIRGINIA.

    About the StatuePierpont Essay Contest
  • The SOLDIERS‘ AND SAILORS’ MONUMENT

    Financial goals in the campaign to move the Monument to Independence Hall have nearly been met!

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