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Whipple Company Store, Whipple, WV. 29 July 2015.

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Whipple Company Store, the “hub of the coal camp,” was built about 1900 and closed in 1957.

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The Whipple Company Store is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 29 July 2015.

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Today, the Whipple Company Store is a museum. For more info, follow this link: http://www.whipplecompanystore.com/

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You can find more history for Whipple right here: http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Whipple,_West_Virginia

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Map of Whipple and surrounding area. 29 July 2015.

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Coal brought more ethnic and cultural DIVERSITY to southern West Virginia.