West Virginia Governor's Mansion, Charleston, WV Photos

The West Virginia Governor's Mansion was designed in 1925 by Walter F. Martens in Georgian Revival style. Sitting next to the State Capitol and facing the Kanawha River, it is open for tours.

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West Virginia Governor's Mansion on Capitol grounds. Charleston, WV.Portico & Corinthian columns on West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Front entrance of West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Rear view of West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
West Virginia Governor's Mansion on Capitol grounds. Charleston, WV.Portico & Corinthian columns on West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Front entrance of West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Rear view of West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Georgian staircase & black Belgium & white Tennessee marble floor entrance at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Cut crystal finial on newel post at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Georgian mahogany staircase & Empire sofa at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Arched entry portal at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Georgian staircase & black Belgium & white Tennessee marble floor entrance at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Cut crystal finial on newel post at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Georgian mahogany staircase & Empire sofa at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Arched entry portal at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Rectangular mirror with American eagle at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Side table with American eagle pediment at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Chairs & sofa in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Rectangular mirror with American eagle at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Side table with American eagle pediment at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Chairs & sofa in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Wing chairs & mantel in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Mantel replica from the President's Cottage at the Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulfur Springs, WV in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Beehive urn of Old Berlin porcelain in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Dutch tall case automaton musical clock in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Wing chairs & mantel in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Mantel replica from the President's Cottage at the Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulfur Springs, WV in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Beehive urn of Old Berlin porcelain in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Dutch tall case automaton musical clock (mid 18th C) in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Tall case clock face & finials in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Detail of carved finials atop tall case clock in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Silver coffee service in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Library with butternut paneling at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Tall case clock face & finials in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Detail of carved finials atop tall case clock in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Silver coffee service in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Library with butternut (white walnut) paneling at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Black marble wood burning fireplace in library at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Sunroom with rattan chairs & rhododendron upholstery at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.White marble mantel designed by Robert Adam in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Black marble wood burning fireplace in library at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Sunroom with rattan chairs & rhododendron upholstery at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.White marble mantel designed by Robert Adam in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Decorative urn on ballroom mantelpiece at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Porcelain colander with American eagle in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Full length mirror between fluted pilasters in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.German ormolu porcelain mantel clock made by Old Berlin in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Decorative urn on ballroom mantelpiece at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Porcelain colander with American eagle in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Full length mirror between fluted pilasters in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.German ormolu porcelain mantel clock made by Old Berlin in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Sofa in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Chandelier from Scott Brothers Drug Store in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Mahogany banquet table in dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Sofa in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Chandelier from Scott Brothers Drug Store in ballroom at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Mahogany banquet table (18thC) in dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
National Road bridge over Ohio River passing Wheeling graphic on wall panel in dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Rhododendron area rug & chandelier in dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Silver coffee & tea service in family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
National Road bridge over Ohio River passing Wheeling graphic on wall panel in dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Rhododendron area rug & chandelier in dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Silver coffee & tea service in family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Breakfront displaying West Virginia & other china from the mansion's history in back hall at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Dinner service with floral design rim in back hall breakfront at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Lenox dinner plates & cup with gold edging & governor's seal designed by Winslow Anderson in back hall breakfront at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Service plates with gold etched rim (Wheeling Decorating Company in family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Breakfront displaying West Virginia & other china from the mansion's history in back hall at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Dinner service with floral design rim in back hall breakfront at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Lenox dinner plates & cup with gold edging & governor's seal (c1980) designed by Winslow Anderson in back hall breakfront at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.Service plates with gold etched rim (Wheeling Decorating Company (c1925) in family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.
Silver tea server with WV engraving in family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.


Silver tea server with WV engraving in family dining room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.



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