Rich Mountain Battlefield

4 Court St.
Beverly, WV 26253- Map It
(304) 637-7424

AAA Editor Notes

Rich Mountain Battlefield is 5 mi. w. on Rich Mountain Rd. to 4 Court St. On July 11, 1861, General George McClellan's Union troops routed the Confederates who controlled the Staunton-Parkersburg Pike across Rich Mountain. Confederate earthworks, a homestead site and inscriptions carved by soldiers are visible. A visitor center is housed in the Bushrod Crawford Store, which served as McClellan's headquarters. Exhibits in the museum highlight the city's rich history. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Grounds and visitor center free. Museum $5; free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Daily 11-5. Closed Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.