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Watters Smith Memorial State Park

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Restored homestead at Watters Smith State Park

Watters Smith Memorial State Park (map), in Harrison County, south of Clarksburg, WV, preserves the homestead of pioneer Watters Smith, who settled here in 1796. A log cabin, built in 1876, has been restored as a museum. A third museum building houses artifacts of pioneer agriculture in West Virginia.


Recreation: hiking trails, swimming pool, game courts, gift shop, horseback riding

Lodging: nearby

Dining: picnic areas; concession

Highlights: Smith Family Home, Pioneer Log Cabin, Farming Museum


Park Maps: Map : Topo Map : Aerial Photo: Tiger Map


Watters Smith Memorial

PO Box 296, Lost Creek, WV 26385 / Phone: (304) 745-3081