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Wildwood House Museum

General Alfred Beckley House

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Alfred Beckley, a general in the Civil War, served as the first clerk of the Circuit Court of the county. Wildwood House, his 1836 log home, is now a museum furnished in period which preserves his many contributions to Raleigh County. The town of Beckley was a commerce center during the high water of coal production at the turn of the century. It still is as county seat for Raleigh County. Open weekends in season.

Location: Drawer AJ, Beckley West Virginia 25802 Telephone 304-256-1747 Fax 304-256-1798

Other History nearby:
(Ansted) Contentment
(Salem) Fort New Salem
(Lewisburg) North House Museum
(Lewisburg) Old Stone Presbyterian Church
(Beckley) Wildwood House Museum

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