136 Ambrose Lane
Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: (304) 487-6101
Fax: (304) 425-7002
Provides resources and services to help county residents obtain information to meet their educational, personal, and recreational needs.
The only surviving structure from the Civil War standing in Princeton. The house is home of the Princeton Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.
Here you will find photographs, books, films and other material at this research facility that collects and preserves the coal field heritage. Please call for appointments.
Open Monday through Saturday, this is the place to find the perfect book to read! The library is closed on major holidays.
This beautiful 364 acre state park has a picnic shelter, outdoor stone fireplaces, a small fishing lake, and hiking trails. A unique feature of the park is its rugged stone staircase leading 2,700 feet above sea level to the park's namesake, Pinnacle Rock.
The Pipestem Resort State Park is an eminent State Park located in the southwestern part of West Virginia, precisely at the border of Summers and Mercer Counties. It is a mammoth park site and is occupies on a land cover of 4,050 acres (1,640 hectares). The site was erected and established in 1963, whilst public viewing was made available from 1967. The nature center at the park is a superb highlight of the site. The center is open throughout the year and promises to be a stellar visiting locate.
Bluefield City Park & Recreation Center is one place where you can spend an entire day thanks due to options available. Nature enthusiasts will revel in the many nature trails which are challenging and fun. Playgrounds, tennis courts, softball & football fields, gymnasiums and picnic areas are put to good use, while the youth center often witnesses a flurry of activity in the form of community events and parties. All in all, a great way to spend some time with family and friends.
Created in the year 1988, this site is a 10.5-mile (16-kilometer) stretch of the Bluestone River in West Virginia which is under a protected area called the Bluestone National Scenic River. The trail offers outstandingly-beautiful views and scenic pleasure. The place is not entirely accessible by road and would be challenging to reach. Entry is either through the Bluestone State Park at the downstream end or rides on the aerial tram at the upstream end. Hiking, fishing and hunting are major activities you can do here, along with seasonal kayaking facilities.
The Pocahontas Mine No.1 stands as a monumental mine site. It is located in the Pocahontas Coalfield that is sited in Pocahontas in the U.S. State of Virginia. The mine is also referred as the Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine or the Baby Mine. It presently is an inactive coal mine but occupies tremendous monumental value. Designated a National Historic Landmark, it also stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The mine dates back to 1883.
Discover this quaint, historic railroad village nestled in the mountains overlooking the New River. Over 200 buildings, churches and homes with rare and unusual architecture. Amtrak arrives 3 times per week. A must for railroad buffs!
Visit the home of Colonel James Graham, site of Indian Massacre of 1777. This is the oldest log home in West Virginia and is still on the original site.
A private non-profit organization dedicated to providing veterinary and rehabilitative care for wild birds in WV and to educating and involving the public in natural resource conservation research.