The West Virginia Forest Trail That Holds A Long Forgotten Secret Of The Civil War
By Robin Jarvis|Published January 04, 2019
Robin Jarvis began writing for OnlyInYourState.com in 2015 and quickly advanced to a Senior Editor role. She's currently the Brand Manager and has a Bachelor's degree from West Virginia University in Journalism with a minor in Marketing. Her career history includes long running appearances on radio and television. She also has served as publisher of Shades of Green Magazine and Design Lead on several print publications. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for more than three decades and currently resides in Charleston, SC. When she's not working, she loves playing guitar, painting, traveling, and spending time with family.
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.
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.
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