Tours in Hardy County, W.Va.

September 18, 1994

The Hardy County Heritage Weekend will attract visitors to West Virginia's eastern panhandle next weekend for two days of house tours, apple-butter demonstrations, train rides, crafts, an art show and an antique-car display.

Eighteen historic homes and buildings will be open for tour, ranging from log structures to historic plantation manors. The tour runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in the areas of Moorefield, Old Fields/Purgitsville, Wardensville, and Lost River/Mathias Area. This year's tour also includes a guided walking tour of Moorefield. A combination ticket costs $5; tickets for individual sites or the walking tour cost $2. Tickets can be bought at the Hardy County Public Library, 102 N. Main St. in Moorefield.

A jousting tournament, muzzle-loading rifle shoot, a heritage parade, train tour of the South Branch Trough, a historic play and lots of mountain food are other attractions. Call (304) 538-6560.

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