BHC Location and Directions

General Information
Driving Directions
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General Information:

PO Box 227 / 4 Court Street  -  Beverly, WV 26253
304-637-7424  -

The American state of West Virginia is an inland state west of the Atlantic coast, about half way between Maine to the north and Florida to the south. West Virginia is west of Virginia and Washington, D.C. and east of the states of Ohio and Kentucky. It is bounded on the north by Pennsylvania and Maryland and on the south by Virginia and Kentucky

The town of Beverly lies to the north and east of the center of West Virginia, along the main chain of the Appalachian Mountains. (This part of that mountain chain is also referred to as the Allegheny Mountains.) Beverly is in the valley of the Tygarts Valley River, along what is now US Route 219.


Here is the general location of Beverly:

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Below is Beverly, the Rich Mountain Battlefield, and nearby Elkins, WV:

Rich Mountain Area Map

Below is the town of Beverly, showing the location of the Heritage Center:

Beverly topo map

Driving Directions

To Beverly Heritage Center in Beverly:

Take Rt 219/250 5 miles south from Elkins. Once in Beverly turn
east at the town square at the intersection of Rt 219/250 and the Files
Creek Road (one block south of the battlefield sign at Rich Mountain
Road) Beverly Heritage Center is across from Town Square,
with parking and entrance behind the buildings.

To Rich Mountain Battlefield coming from the East: (Beverly)

Turn off Rt 219/250 west onto Rich Mountain Road. Follow the RMBF
signs 5 miles to the Battlefield at the top of the mountain. (Much of
this road is gravel-surfaced.). Continue following Rich Mountain
Road another 1 1/2 miles further west to the bottom of the mountain.
This is the Camp Garnett location.

To Rich Mountain Battlefield coming from the West (Norton):

At the Norton Exit off Rt 33 (1.4 miles east of the stoplight intersection
with Rt 250) turn right onto Rt 151. When Rt 151 comes to a Tintersection,
turn right and cross the bridge. Just across the bridge,
turn left to Norton. Continue 4 miles, then turn left toward Mabie.
Continue an additional 2 miles, then bear left onto Rich Mountain
Road. Continue about 1.5 miles to Field of Fire Park. Camp Garnett
is located just past Field of Fire Park. (This route is all hard-surface roads.)

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PO Box 227 / 4 Court Street  -  Beverly, WV 26253
304-637-7424  -