A walk through the Wharton family home in Southwest Virginia shows what an influence General Wharton had on this region and the coal industry. The Glencoe Mansion restoration offers valuable information in a way that brings this period in history to life. Visitors will also find exhibits related to the overall history of Radford and its development.
"While at the site, be sure to check out the Mary Draper Ingles Cultural Heritage Park featuring the bronze statue Mary and the New River Train Observatory directly in front of the mansion. It was designed and built by the architectural students at Virginia Tech University and is definitely the perfect end to your experience!