International Mother's Day Shrine



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International Mother's Day Shrine



International Mother's Day Shrine
P.O. Box 513
Grafton, WEST VIRGINIA
TAYLOR County

Contact phone: 304-265-1589
Web site: http://www.mothersdayshrine.com
Contact e-mail: maymar@citynet.net
Latitude: 39.341153
Longitude: -80.021607

The small railroading town of Grafton was the birthplace of Mother's Day, founded by Miss Anna Jarvis in honor of her mother. The first observed Mother's Day was May 10, 1908 at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church. This historic building erected in 1873, is situated at 11 E. Main Street, and now serves as a monument/museum to Mother's Day, and is a Registered Historic landmark. Open May-October, Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. Group tours are welcome with advanced arrangement. To schedule a tour or request further information call 304-265-1589. For information on the National Historic Landmark program, contact the Historic Preservation Office at 304-558-0220.


Amenities:

  • Family Friendly
  • Gift Shop
  • Restrooms

 

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