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Cockayne Farmstead

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Cool old farmstead

Very interesting historical place. The tour guide had a lot of good information about the... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
Bear, Delaware
Great place to visit.

There is a lot of history contained in the Cockayne Farmstead. Take the tour so that you don't... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Glen Dale, West Virginia
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The Cockayne Farmstead, built in the 1850's, became a world renowned farm producing some of the world's best Merino wool. Today, the house remains virtually unchanged from the turn of the century and is open to the public to tour the house and its...more
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1105 Wheeling Ave, Glen Dale, WV 26038-1725
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

Very interesting historical place. The tour guide had a lot of good information about the Farmstead itself and the family. There is a small native burial mound located on the property.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

There is a lot of history contained in the Cockayne Farmstead. Take the tour so that you don't miss anything. There is also a small native american mound on the property.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JukeJointJimmy
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is a terrific and interesting house to visit. The guides are well informed and have invested many many years as a labor of love to preserve this house, property, and story. Do yourself and your group a favor. Visit Cockayne Farmstead and a piece...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I visited here with my family and had a fantastic experience! Our tour guide was super nice and very informative. We learned all about the house and the family's history. Very interesting place with an even more interesting story! The house itself is very beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank logank729
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the Cockayne house with a group of 10 on August 24th. We were split into 2 groups; our group started outside and learned about the early history of the family and farmstead. This is really a treasure! Our guide was excellent and you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I recently returned to West Va. to visit family and visited this lovely old farm house that was built in the 1850s and enlarged in the 1890s when it was an internationally renowned Merino wool producing farm...it continued on as any other farm would have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This site provides the opportunity to find out what rural life was like in the Ohio Valley at the turn of the twentieth century! Explore the life of the Cockayne family at the Cockayne Farmstead, and discover the wealth of culture of West Virginia more...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The historic farmhouse is an amazing step back in time! Each room has with it elements and the aura of individual eras of time. This is definitely worth a stop. Be sure to check out the Visitor's Bureau for all your local travel needs and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is an old Farmstead that has been renovated. There is a lot of magazines, clothing, dishes, furniture, cards & letters for when the Cockayne Family first lived there, back in the 1800's.

Date of experience: September 2014
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