Wilson School Museum

Mannington, WV

Features the original bed, chair, and dresser of Frances H. Pierpont, first Governor of the restored Government of Virginia after the Civil War. Many antique items including a display of mountain musical instruments are showcased, as well as Victorian and early school exhibits. Also, visit the 1800's furnished log house and a caboose which was built in 1912. It now houses a miniature railroad museum of articles used in the operation of the area's transportation system such as whistles, stoves, and lanterns. You can also see a 1900's South Penn Oil Co. Gasoline Station, which was the first filling station located in Mannington next to the museum.
Call for questions regarding collection of family histories, census records, vital statistics, cemetery records, county histories and more from the local area. 304-592-1621

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