Conveniently located on HWY 612 off route 19 North of Beckley between Mount Hope and Oak Hill, WV. OR off interstate 77 at the Mossy Exit onto HWY 612
Open May 10th thru October 20th. 2018 (bridge day)
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Tours on the hour
Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday closed to general public
These days designated for appointments,reservations, private tours,
family groups,special requests
Call, Text, or voicemail (304) 266-0788 email email@example.com
While making your vacation plans for 2018, consider touring the oldest, only one and last of its kind, Coal Camp Company Store. Experience the rich history as we celebrate the heritage of the West Virginia Coal Miner, his family, and Coal Camp Life.
Join us for an interactive guided tour and explore the history mysteries ofthis architectural treasure.
Unravel the question, ♥Why a hidden safe? ♥Where is the secret second floor? Operate the original hand operated elevator. Send a postcard from the Whipple post office. Discover curiosities on the 3rd floor ballroom. Explore the dark corners of the basement. Walk in the footsteps of the coal mining families.
Hear untold stories,experience legends and lore making the West Virginia coal mining era a Heritage not to be forgotten. This very unique architectural structure sold everything from candy to caskets, and was the center of the coal camp life.The continual preservation work to this beautiful building allow us to Enjoy a piece of timeless history
30 Minute Tours / $10 per person
For those that ask, "What is this place,Why does the building have an artistic appearance?" We will cover the workings of the porch, freight room, center room, security system, scrip, bookkeeping and the Vault.
This tour is for the visitor that wishes to get a glimpse of the past, enjoy some of the main part of the structure, and experience the preservation of the past.
Every Thursday through Sunday 3:30 pm-5:00 pm experience the way life in the company store, coal camp and mining community was. While many think of this tour as "HISTORY" many of these life lessons have followed us into our modern day. We will explore, interact and discover the freight room, center shopping area, post office, ballroom, the Collins family and the unique one of a kind, architecture. Interaction between docent and visitor allow for personal questions and a behind the scenes adventure.
Call for information 304 266-0788 this tour can be a walk up at 3:30 or with reservation.
Haunted History An October event 8:30 pm-11:00 pm $25.00 per person
private tours can be scheduled for anytime during the season with a minimum of 6 people
The building has been a noted haunted structure since 1954. If you enjoy haunted stories and experiences, paranormal research, or the deep,dark,secrets of the past this may be the tour for you. Reservations required for this nightime tour- 304 266-0788 firstname.lastname@example.org see our Haunted History page.