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Mannington

Attractions:

  • The Historic Homes Tour includes houses built during the 1800s by local oil barons. The stately homes showcase such distinctive Victorian features as gabled roofs, turrets and vibrant colors. Previous tours have included behind-the-scenes looks at homeowners’ restoration projects. The tour takes place the Saturday before Mother’s Day in May. Starting April 1, tickets are available through participating Mannington merchants or Mannington Main Street.
  • Get connected over coffee with wireless Internet service at the This and That Café.
  • From his shop in the historic bank building now owned by Mannington Main Street, gunsmith Lewis Patrick builds rifles for customers throughout the country.
  • The annual Christmas Open House is held the first Saturday in December. The event features a parade and open house for downtown businesses and local museums.
  • Built as a dairy barn in 1912, the restored Mannington Round Barn now contains a collection of antique farm equipment, carriage, sleigh, early mining tools and other West Virginia artifacts.
  • Housed in a 1912 caboose, the Miniature Railroad Museum displays area transportation system artifacts, such as whistles, stoves and lanterns.

Signature Events:

  • Mark the Sunday of the first full week of August on your calendars for the Mannington District Fair. Founded in 1932, the fair features heritage arts and crafts, music, carnival rides, food and more.
  • The Octoberfest offers treasures for craft and food enthusiasts. Held the first Saturday in October from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., this event fills the downtown with street vendors and local shoppers every year. Music, entertainment and a children’s talent show are held on Citizen Square.
  • From the first Friday in June through the end of August, sit back and enjoy the flicks at the Main Streets Outdoor Movies, held on Citizen Square. Bring your own chair and blanket.

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    Program Manager:


    Mannington Main Street, Inc.
    206 Main St.
    Mannington, WV 26582
    Population: 2,184
    Phone: (304) 986-2037
    Please call before sending fax.
    Fax: (304) 986-2037
    website
    manningtonmainstreet.org
    mannmain@citynet.net