through the microfilm archives of the Weirton
Daily Times, one can find that our “new” building
In 1986 this
building and property was conveyed to Morris
and Bessie Chijner of the Simon’s Furniture Company and it
was operated as a
Furniture Outlet. The famous Simon's Furniture chair (shown
in picture above) would be donated by the Chijner family to WAMCC twenty-four years later when our museum purchased
"Our 40 Feet of Main Street"
On December 23,
2010, the original Home Furniture Co. building and property was
purchased by the
Our Officers and Board Members wish to take this opportunity to thank our members, community volunteers, area business, NCOA members, and elected officials, who were able to help us garner funding. We also thank our supporters from throughout the nation, who continue to visit our website (www.weirtonmuseum.com) and our current museum location seeking our historical books, photo calendars, and Weirton Area History Game.
Please take a peak at our calendar for important dates concerning WAMCC and our community events.
information on how you may contribute toward our
“new” building renovations, contact Dennis Jones at
(304)-479-7266 or send your
tax-deductible donation to WAMCC,