West Virginia, is nestled deep in the heart of Appalachia. Our area is filled with a rich history of coal mining and the unique culture that emerged. Coal mining communities created a type of hospitality that is unmatched anywhere in the south. Consider this your personal invitation to come and relax in Mercer County, but be prepared…you will love it so much, you may just want to stay! Mercer County, West Virginia's Southern Gateway.
Bramwell Christmas Homes Tour:
Experience the Opulence of the
Victorian Era in West Virginia
By Dan Smith
Coal Country Tours owner Doug Estepp calls it “a little piece of the Hamptons in Southern West Virginia” and what he’s describing is a level of upscale living that is far beyond most of us. This is Bramwell, WV, home of the Christmas tour of coal-baron, Gilded-Age homes that takes place Saturday Dec. 14, 5-8 p.m.