AREA ATTRACTIONS
There are many area attractions to discover around the Parkersburg area. RIde on the sternwheeler to historic Blennerhassett Island where you can experience history watching a Civil War Reenactment (seasonal). Tour historic Henderson Hall in Williamstown – a 17-room pre-Civil War mansion. Step into the past when you take a self-guided tour through Julia-Ann Square. The area attractions are limitless, find out for yourself.
BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND
Site of the alleged plot by Aaron Burr and Harman Blennerhassett to establish a southwest empire. Features the reconstructed Blennerhassett Mansion, guided tours, concession stand, gift shop, narrated wagon rides, hiking trails and picnic facilities. Open May - October.
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JULIA-ANN SQUARE HISTORIC ASSOCIATION
Step into the past with a self-guided walking tour of Victorian grandeur. These were the homes of some of the most influential figures in West Virginia's early history. Garden and Christmas home tours take place annually.
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HENDERSON HALL
Built in 1859 as the centerpiece of the 2600 acre Henderson plantation, this impressive 17-room pre- Civil War mansion has survived with all of its original furnishings. Discover the Henderson’s role in spoiling the Burr-Blennerhassett conspiracy.  
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FORT BOREMAN CIVIL WAR PARK
Take in the magnificent panoramic views overlooking the beautiful Ohio Valley and learn about Parkersburg’s strategic role in the Civil War from atop the new Fort Boreman Civil War Park.
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OIL AND GAS MUSEUM
This nationally recognized museum presents the intriguing history of the oil and gas industry, including how the accumulation of wealth from oil impacted West Virginia's statehood. Also view expanded displays on the Civil War and local industries.
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POINT PARK MARKETPLACE
The Point Park Marketplace is a unique blend of small businesses that provide customers with a one of a kind shopping experience in downtown Parkersburg. 
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To view other attractions, visit:  http://www.greaterparkersburg.com