The West Virginia Division of Culture and History has Hancock County history online including primary and secondary sources, biographies, photos, and more.

 

Online Collections

 

Daily Life

Biographies

West Virginia Veterans Memorial Biographies
Angelo Canei
Charles Ray and Richard Eugene Casto
Russell Samuel Hayes 
Edmond David Stewart Jr.
John Peter Vournakis
Steve William Wounaris

Photographs
Photographs of Schools in Hancock County

Government & Legal
List of Hancock County Legislators

Histories & Stories

Destruction of Old Mill at Rock Spring Park
1960 Presidential Campaign in Hancock County

Industry

Weirton Steel strike, 1933   (dialup)    (broadband)

Photographs
Photographs of Schools in Hancock County

Military & Veterans

Indian Wars

Yellow Creek Massacre, 1774

US Civil War
Great Meeting in Hancock, 1862
The Hancock County Meeting, 1863
Glorious New State Meeting of the Citizens of Brooke and Hancock Counties, 1863
Proceedings of the Hancock County Convention, 1863
A Row Up in Hancock, 1863
The Hancock Militia, 1863
Congressional Campaign opened in Hancock, 1863
Hancock County Convention, 1863
War Meeting in Hancock, 1863
Proceedings in Hancock in Relation to the National Bereavement, 1865
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 1
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 2A
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 2B
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 5
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 6
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 7
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 8
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 11
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 13
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 15
Hancock County Union Militia Letters, Folder 16
Biographical Sketch of John H. Atkinson
Biographical Sketch of William L. Crawford

Hours of Operation
Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

The library is closed some holidays. It is recommended that you call before visiting.

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