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Address: 1716 Kanawha Boulevard, Charleston, WV
Phone Number: 304-558-3809
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Description: Built in 1924, the home of the Governor of West Virginia is a traditional...
Built in 1924, the home of the Governor of West Virginia is a traditional Georgian colonial mansion with a stately, but somewhat homey, feel. Tours are conducted on Thursday and Friday mornings.
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Beautiful place

Rich in history. We were lucky to get in. Our tour guide was very friendly & great. The mansion is very beautiful, Me & my friends are thankful to see it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
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Memphis, Indiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Rich in history. We were lucky to get in. Our tour guide was very friendly & great. The mansion is very beautiful, Me & my friends are thankful to see it.

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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Lots to see and take in, wear a good pair of walking shoes. Liked the way Charleston is laid out and could imagine living there during the Civil War.

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Byron Center
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We toured and we were on the only 2 on teh tour which was nice. Very informative and a beautiful charming mansion, set on a hillside overlooking the river nad College of Charleston.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The Governor's Mansion is located beside the West Virginia State Capital and is beautiful inside and outside. The grounds adjoin the Capital grounds and they are well maintained.

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Very stately. Majestic! Truly worthy of the state citizenry's highest elected official. Too bad it has to be occupied currently by a jackaxx -- er, donkey. Any elephant would be better!

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Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

If your touring the capitol check out the Mansion-its only open certain days so plan accordingly

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Charleston, West Virginia
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14 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

The Gov mansion is just as nice here in Wva as in any other state, We like to visit near Christmas because they do such a wonderful job decorating. Must see !

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