The Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS) invites everyone to become a member! Memberships start as low as $25, and support our efforts to preserve and present our local history.
We believe that history is important to our future. History teaches students research and critical thinking skills; while history/heritage tourism can provide an economic boost to many communities.
In 2014, GHS provided free tours, research assistance, and educational programs and events to more than 5,000 individuals. Over 1,000 Greenbrier and Monroe County school students benefited from our educational programs – either on-site at the North House or in their classrooms. Unlike most regional historical organizations whose visitors and members come from the local area, visitors to the Greenbrier Historical Society’s North House Museum & Archives represented 47 states, 9 foreign countries, 37 West Virginia counties, and 121 West Virginia communities.
GHS is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to collect, preserve, protect, and exhibit historical materials and objects, provide educational experiences and activities, and support historical inquiry and research. The Society relies on the generosity of its members, patrons, and the community to continue operating the museum free of charge, providing free research assistance, and offering free and low-cost educational programs. GHS strives to present the rich history of the Greenbrier Valley in interesting ways, to promote tourism in the region, and to support the preservation of its beautiful communities. The GHS North House Museum & Archives is open free of charge, Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To learn more about becoming a member or obtain a membership form, contact GHS at 304-645-3398 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the North House, located at 301 W. Washington Street in Lewisburg. Membership benefits include our Annual Journal, quarterly Appalachian Springs newsletters, and a 10 percent discount in the Star Tavern Gift Shop, located within the North House.