Rich Mountain Battlefield Civil War Site & Visitor Center



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Rich Mountain Battlefield Civil War Site & Visitor Center



Rich Mountain Battlefield Civil War Site & Visitor Center
4 Court St.
Beverly, WEST VIRGINIA 26253
RANDOLPH County

Contact phone: 304-637-7424
Fax: 304-637-7424
Web site: http://www.historicbeverly.org
Contact e-mail: info@historicbeverly.org
Contact e-mail 2: richmt@richmountain.org
Latitude: 38.9005
Longitude: -79.8032

Site of the July 1861 Civil War battle for control of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike. This early union victory catapulted Gen. George McClellan to leadership of the union army and gave the north control of western Virginia leading it to eventual statehood. This site, five miles west of the town of Beverly, WV, features interpretive signs, walking/hiking tours and picnic area. The Beverly Heritage Center (located on Main St., Beverly) serves as the interpretive center for the site with "The 1st Campaign of the Civil War" exhibit and research facilities. Group and guided tours by appointment. Battlefield open year round dawn to dusk. Visitor Center open daily in season and weekdays through the winter. 304-637-7424 or www.richmountain.org.


Amenities:

  • Cash Only
  • Family Friendly
  • Gift Shop
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Restrooms