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Mile 34
Hurricane CMP Hurricane was so named by a party of surveyors commissioned by George Washington. As the sun was slowly rising, cutting through the fog of an early spring day, they noted in their journal that all the trees at the mouth of the creek were bent in the same direction, and they called the location “the place of the hurricane.” The creek became known as Hurricane Creek because of this p...
Mile 34
Follow the Kanawha River along Route 62, Rivers to Ridges Heritage Byway, from Nitro to Point Pleasant, where the Great Kanawha meets the Ohio River. Along the way visit Buffalo, chartered 1837, which commemorates its long history and ancient Indian village.Point Pleasant River Museum 28 Main Street; 304.674.0144  Tuesday - Friday 10 - 3, Saturday 11 - 4, Sunday 1 - 5. West Virginia's only rive...
Mile 27
Milton CMP Milton, home of world-famous Blenko Glass, was incorporated in September 1876 when completion of a covered bridge opened the town to traffic from the James River and Kanawha Turnpike. The picturesque covered bridge sets the tone at Pumpkin Park, home of the West Virginia Pumpkin Festival and the Cabell County Fair.Union Baptist Church  (f. 1788, ca. 1849) 1295 James River and Kanawha ...
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