The West Virginia Forest Trail That Holds A Long Forgotten Secret Of The Civil War
When we consider long-running legends in West Virginia, we think of events of mythical origins, like the Mothman, but the Mountain State is filled with folktales from all walks of life. And the following urban trail up a forested path in Charleston’s pristine South Hills is home to the site of two Civil War murders that will never be forgotten, thanks to the old headstone alongside the trail.
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The Sunrise Carriage Trail is open daily from dawn to dusk. You can learn more about the Sunrise Mansion (a.k.a. MacCorkle Mansion) and the Sunrise Carriage Trail at this link.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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