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Blennerhassett Island opens for new season


PARKERSBURG — Blennerhassett Island opened for the 2023 season on May 2.

“The first few days were cold and rainy,” said Craig Pyles, superintendent for Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. “Our luck with the weather has fortunately changed.”

The island has many attractions, including horse-drawn wagon rides, tours of the reconstructed mansion, a gift shop, concessions and nature.

“We strive to make the park something the community can take pride in,” said Pyles.

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