Log House of Claysville
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Nearby, just south of the intersection of US Route 50 with West Virginia state Route 93 sits a log house dating to ca.1800. The house has over the years served as both a residence and a way station for changing horses carrying the mail from what is today Keyser, West Virginia to Petersburg, West Virginia. Situated on a portion of farm property originally settled in the late eighteenth century, the log house itself was last permanently occupied by members of an original settling family; Thomas R. Bosley, Sr., his wife Bess Dale Corey Bosley and their children resided there uninterruptedly from the early 1930s until the late 1960s. The grounds include a nineteenth-century barn and also arboreal memorials to Bosley family members Thomas R. Bosley, Jr. and Patricia Ann Bosley. The current owners, the Roleffs, have nicely restored the house and maintain the remaining structures.
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