Revisit the site where John Henry, the Steel Drivin’ Man, beat the steam drill in the famous contest that took place right at Great Bend Tunnel. Located on Rt. 3 in Talcott, WV.
Located in the Historic Ankrom-Dickerson House in one of America's Coolest Small Towns . . . Fayetteville, WV. Join us for coffee made from fresh artisan roasted beans, teas, smoothies and more. Hot breakfast and lunch served daily as well as homemade pastries. We use locally produced organic ingredients whenever possible. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 7:30am to 4pm and Sunday 8am to 4pm. Closed Wednesday
This park is 'under construction' but will be opening Summer of 2012. It is the location of the epic contest between man and machine that took place at the Great Bend Tunnel in Talcott, WV in 1870. The John Henry Historical Park will celebrate the legend of John Henry by offering various educational interpretations of John Henry’s battle with the steam drill and the local railroad history. In addition to the educational components, the park will also walking trails, picnic shelters and an amphitheater.
Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains, Carnegie Hall is one of only four Carnegie's in the world. Since 1983, Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg has operated as a regional center for the visual and performing arts. Such notable performers as Taj Mahal, Gillian Welch, Isaac Stern, Ralph Stanley and George Winston have performed on its historic stage. Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted.
A great place to live, work & play. Start your next business in an area that is growing and is the center of Southern West Virginia. We are located at the crossroads of success & growth. I-77, I-64 & US Rt. 19.
The North House was built in Lewisburg in 1820. The present archives and museum is the home of the Greenbrier Historical Society's collections and gift shop. Free tours and research assistance available from 10am - 4pm Monday through Friday. Closed all major holidays.
Home to a Vietnam memorial, a war museum, the McNutt House, and the Princeton Railroad Museum as well as the Chuck Mathena Memorial Center for the Arts and much more.
Stroll back in time to Historic Bramwell. Visit the Coal Heritage Interpretive Center, the unique shops and Coal Baron Mansions. Home tours conducted twice a year: May and December. Group tours by appointment.
Tour one of the oldest wooden "coal camp company stores" still left in our country today. Explore this historical icon, while discovering little known facts about our West Virginia Coal Mining Heritage. Open May 1 - October 31st. Major credit cards accepted.
Tucked away in the hills of the Greenbrier Valley, our picture perfect main street offers a surprising selection of galleries, award winning restaurants, sidewalk cafes, antique shops and clothing boutiques. Voted Budget Travel's 2011 Coolest Small Town! One mile off I-64 Exit 169.
Discover this quaint, historic railroad village nestled in the mountains overlooking the New River. Over 200 buildings, churches & homes with rare & unusual architecture. Amtrak arrives 3 times per week. A must for railroad buffs!
Starting with a 30-minute documentary, walk through the history of McDowell County & most importantly the coal industry & its people. New this year – “The Loft” restaurant is part of the museum. Enjoy a sandwich - Isaiah Welch, Sid Hatfield or Mother Jones. Major credit cards.
Built in the 1940’s as a 4-H/agricultural extension camp for the state’s African-Americans, the facility now serves as a mountain cultural arts center. National Register of Historic Places.
Historic Fayette Theater has served the community since 1993 presenting full season of live performance programming year round. Find all upcoming events and information on our website. Accepts all major credit cards. Located in downtown historic Fayetteville.
Home of Colonel James Graham and wife Florence, built in 1770. Site of Shawnee Indian Attack in Spring of 1777. Open for tours Memorial Day to Labor Day on weekends or by appointment. Special events. On site one room school museum. Oldest log home in WV on original site. Located between Hinton & Alderson.