Located 71 mi/114 km northeast of Charleston, Weston, West Virginia, is filled with Civil War history.
Researchers will not want to miss the Central West Virginia Genealogy and History Library in Horner, 6 mi/10 km north of Weston.
Nearby is Jackson's Mill, where Stonewall Jackson spent his childhood, and Stonewall Resort (one of the state’s finest) at Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park. Each June sees a gold robbery re-enactment in Weston, and Civil War re-enactments are held annually at Carnifex Ferry and Bulltown.
To the south of Weston is Sutton, home to Cafe Cimino (one of West Virginia's best restaurants) and the Landmark Studio for the Arts, where a variety of performances are held. There’s also good entertainment at the Mountain Lakes Amphitheater, a bit farther south in Flatwoods.
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