Attractions

 The Cockayne House

Return to a Time When Pride, Duty and Honor Were More than Just Words…
To a Place Where Work and Play Combined to Build a Life of Meaning and Stability

Fostoria Glass Museum

The Fostoria Glass Company began producing glass in 1887 and became one of the largest makers of handmade glassware in the United States, employing nearly 1000 people.  In 1924, the company was one of the first to start a program of national advertising and the first to produce complete dinner services in crystal.  Fostoria’s business peaked in 1950 when they made over 8 million pieces of glass.  In 1986, the company ended nearly 100 years of glass making.

Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex

Grave Creek Mound is one of the largest and most famous of the burial mounds built by the Adena people.  A massive undertaking, construction of the mound required the movement of more than 60,000 tons of earth.

Marshall County Historical Society Museum

The Marshall County Historical Society Museum displays many items for area businesses of years past, offers local history for visitors to both see and read about, and is the perfect place for your next club meeting.  A great way to learn the history of Marshall County.

The Official Marx Toy Museum

Producing Marx Toys from 1919 to 1980, Louis Marx & Company became the “largest manufacturer of toys in the world.”  Factories in Erie and Girard, PA, along with their largest facility in Glen Dale, West Virginia, created the toys of generations past.  Just 1.5 miles from the original Glen Dale factory, The Official Marx Toy Museum provides an opportunity for families to relive childhood memories.  Come take a walk down memory lane…

West Virginia State Penitentiary

The former West Virginia Penitentiary is a gothic-style fortress situated in the heart of historic Moundsville, West Virginia. The structure, which has been placed on the National Historic Register, encompasses over ten acres of ground and was the second public building constructed by the newly formed state of West Virginia after the Civil War.