Governor’s Mansion

Charleston, WV

Completed in 1925, this home has welcomed national and global dignitaries, ambassadors, public officials and corporate leaders. Notable features are the reception foyer's glistening checkerboard floor made with black Belgium and white Tennessee marble, the drawing room wall panels decoratively painted using a trompe l'oeil (literal translation is "trick of the eye") technique to create the illusion of raised panels.

Free tours are available but by reservation only.

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