Ohio Valley River Museum

Clarington, Ohio

Some great old Unlimited Hydroplane footage from Seattle, 1951. Love the sounds of those 12 cylinder motors. Of this group of boats, those appearing in New Martinsville in 1951 were the MISS PEPSI, HORNET and MY SWEETIE. Both the HORNET and MY SWEETIE were owned by Horace Dodge and the HORNET sported a new checkerboard tail fin in New Martinsville. All the boats were from Detroit. (from Sam Winer, New Martinsville, WV)​

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Open Saturdays 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Other days, by appointment please.

To schedule please email us at ohiovalleyrivermuseum@gmail.com.

Annual Dinner Cruise

Saturday, June 23th, 2018
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Blennerhassett Island Boat Ride and Tour – $50 per person. Onboard raffle! Fun filled event! Event is handicap accessible.
Tour includes ride on the Island Belle sternwheeler to and from the island, catered luncheon, tour of the mansion, and horse-drawn wagon ride around the island.
Payment due no later than June 15th. Please indicate your meal choice of either baked chicken or baked steak.
Reservations must be paid in advance. Call 740-391-6304 to make reservations today!

Mail checks, payable to:
OVR Museum
P.O. Box 162
Clarington, OH 43915

Boat will leave Point Park on 2nd Street in Parkersburg, WV at 12:00 pm — so plan to board around 11:30 am. Parking lot is next to Point Park.

Special Thanks

Special Thanks to the Ohio Valley Community Credit Union for their continued support & generosity!