Historic Adventures

Historical

Stonewall Country is the ideal destination for history lovers. You can discover the boyhood home of general Stonewall Jackson at Jackson’s Mill. Learn about the prominent role West Virginians have played in our nations military at the Mountaineer Military Museum. Go on location at the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, site of one of the Sci-Fi Channels episode of Ghost Hunters. Trace your heritage at the Central WV Genealogical & Historical Library/Museum. These and so many more historic sites and stories await you in Stonewall Country.

WVU JACKSON'S MILL FARMSTEAD

WVU Jackson's Mill, home to West Virginia 4-H camping, is a rustic-style conference and event facility in an historic, heritage-based setting a few miles outside of Weston, W.Va.

160 Jackson Mill Road • Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5100

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MOUNTAINEER MILITARY MUSEUM

Childhood friends were drafted into their country's service and only one made it home. A graveside promise was made that "I'll never let anyone forget you guys."

345 Center Avenue • Weston, WV 26452
304-472-3943

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TRANS ALLEGHENY LUNATIC ASYLUM

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum operated as a mental health facility for 130 years. Visitors can enjoy daily walk-in historic and paranormal tours, festivals and events...

71 Asylum Drive • Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5070

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CENTRAL WV GENEALOGY & HISTORY LIBRARY

The mission of the Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants, Inc. shall be to conserve, preserve, protect, display and make available the history, culture, and artifacts of the Central West Virginia area.

45 Abbott Run Road • Horner, WV
304-269-7091

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LOUIS BENNETT PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Louis Bennett Public Library was established in 1923. The library is housed in the Bennett 17 room mansion.

148 Court Avenue • Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5151

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LEWIS COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL

In memory of Lewis Bennett Jr., a WWI fighting ace who was born and raised in Lewis County.

148 Court Ave • Weston, WV 26452

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