McDowell County Historical Society

Organized in 1992 to Preserve the History,
Heritage and Culture of McDowell County WV

President: Dr. Tom Hatcher
Secretary/Treasurer: Geneva Steele

Annual Membership - $10.00
Life Membership - $100.00

Send Membership Dues to:

McDowell Historical Society
c/o Geneva Steele
HC 61 Box 37-B
Paynesville, WV 24873

Be sure to include your full name, address and 9-digit ZIP code for proper mailing.

The McDowell County Historical Society now has the second volume Heritage History Book for sale. It covers all of the county with subjects like Schools, Early Education in McDowell County, Towns, Post Offices, Bridges, Coal Mine History, Coal Mine Disasters,with list of Victims, Coal Tipple Photos, African American History by Adolphus Young Jr., over 2,050 WWII Veterans with photo's, Family History of about 400 families of McDowell County also with photos, and much much more. The price is $60.00. This includes mailing. For more information contact Geneva Steele.

McDowell County