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Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum

Route 2, Grafton, WV 26354
+1 304-265-5549
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The Creator of Mother's Day Was Really From this Little Town

Grafton WV, 38 miles south of Morgantown (home of WVU), is, today, a town in need of renewal. But... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
theoldpioneer
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Morgantown, Indiana
Historic place

After leaving the National Cemetery, my husband and I came upon the Anna Jarvis house... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Sue N
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Sep 8, 2017
“The Creator of Mother's Day Was Really From this Little Town”
May 5, 2017
“Historic place”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Route 2, Grafton, WV 26354
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+1 304-265-5549
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Grafton WV, 38 miles south of Morgantown (home of WVU), is, today, a town in need of renewal. But, "back in the day" it was one of the wealthiest, better-known towns in the state. And, it was the home of Anna Jarvis, the woman who...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

After leaving the National Cemetery, my husband and I came upon the Anna Jarvis house. Unfortunately, it was closed for the season. Externally, it appears to be well-kept.

Thank Sue N
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

They have restored this home of Anna Jarvis back to the period when she lived here, as you may not know, but Anna Jarvis was the person to get "Mothers Day" going as she wanted to honor her own mother.

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

History of Mother's Day continued at the homestead in Webster, WV. Grounds and the House are well tended, with a visitors center and tours by appt. av

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

We enjoyed the tour of the house and learning the history of the area and Anna Jarvis. Tour guide was very informative

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Reviewed 23 February 2014

If you are near Grafton, take 30 minutes to visit this national shrine. Anna Jarvis is the founder of Mother's Day, and Mountaineers relish this event.

1  Thank SavantIII_11
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

This was the highlight of my trip. It was all about the lady who invented Mother's Day. We got a guided tour of the house she grew up in. Olive, the lady who gave us the tour was very nice and was able to answer...More

3  Thank Wendy1974
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