Welcome to Our Blog!
An Introduction to Greenbrier Valley History Unraveled
Welcome to the first blog post of Greenbrier Valley History Unraveled! We are excited to start sharing some of the amazing, diverse, and unusual history of the Greenbrier Valley with you. We will be posting bi-weekly stories by members of our staff, volunteers, and hopefully some of you!
How You Can Help
Become a History-Maker
History is not just tales from hundreds of years ago, history happens every single day starting with people just like you. At the Greenbrier Historical Society, the history of every family is important and we’d love to hear about yours. Tell us about the characters in your family story. Share with us the details of your family’s homeplace, burial ground, or livelihood. If possible, please include pictures that can be shared with our readers. Not doing research on your family, but a topic related to Greenbrier Valley History? We would love to learn more about that too! Please send us your stories to publish in this blog.
Personal entries should be:
Not a writer but still want to help?
Snap a Picture
They say a picture is worth a thousand words! Send in your family photos to be shared with our readers. Please include a brief description including names and dates of those photographed.
We appreciate your help and can’t wait to read your stories!
Who We Are
At the Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS), we pride ourselves on telling an inclusive and diverse narrative of our beloved Greenbrier Valley. Founded in 1963, GHS has spent the last 57 years serving the West Virginia counties of Greenbrier, Monroe, Summers, and Pocahontas. The Greenbrier Historical Society owns and manages three regional properties; the North House, used as our headquarters and offices, the Barracks, used to house our First Settler Escape Room experience, and the Blue Sulphur Springs Pavilion which is currently undergoing structural renovations.