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“Beautiful Estate on the river” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Governor's Mansion

Governor's Mansion
1716 Kanawha Boulevard, Charleston, WV
304-558-3809
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Ranked #12 of 40 things to do in Charleston
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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.
Byron Center
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Beautiful Estate on the river”
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.

Visited October 2012
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Charleston, West Virginia
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158 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
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.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Robin G
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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good -- much potential awaits!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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!

Visited June 2012
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2 Thank Jim1975-2010
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Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Sightseeing must in Charleston”
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

Visited April 2012
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Charleston, West Virginia
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Vist at Christmas if Possible”
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 !

Visited April 2012
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