Mission: Ritchie county historical museum, inc's exempt purpose is to restore the harrisville grade school building. The further purpose is to estblish the school buidling as a museum where exhibits of the history of ritchie county schools, businesses and other local history can be displayed. The intent is to provide a place which will enable the members of the community and especially the students of ritchie county to develop a more through appreciation and awareness of the history of their community.
Programs: The continued preservation and restoration of the former harrisville grade school as the general thomas m harris school museum, which was placed on the national register of historic places on 1/9/1997.
provide community and student programs to help develope a more thorough appreciation and awareness of ritchie county history.