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Governor's Mansion

1716 Kanawha Boulevard, Charleston, WV
304-558-3809
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Ranked #11 of 32 attractions in Charleston
Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Orange Park, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
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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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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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16 reviews 16 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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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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