As fall weather brings visitors to the region, be sure to stop at
the historic Stone House also known as Traveller's Rest on Route 50 for their annual fall
flea market Oct. 4-6.
BURLINGTON, W.Va. – As fall weather brings visitors to the region, be sure to stop at
the historic Stone House also known as Traveller’s Rest on Route 50 for their annual fall
flea market Oct. 4-6.
With outdoor vendors, an indoor sale and spots still available, this sale will feature
antiques, collectibles, tools, household items and more.
The Stone House will have new and used quality merchandise which has been donated
and will be available to the public for the first time.
“We pretty much have anything that you might be looking for,” said Frank Roleff of the
Mineral County Historic Foundation and Friends of the Stone House.
All three days, the grounds will be filled with all kinds of treasures with indoor sales
getting underway at 8 a.m. and continuing till 5 p.m.; outside vendors may have extended
Set up fees are $10 a day or $20 for the 3 day weekend. Everything is priced to sell and
food will be available.
Step back in time as you take a closer look at the restored caretaker's side built in 1810.
This area will be open for self-directed tours and for residents to view historical displays
of local interest including information on the TM&P (Twin Mountain & Potomac)
The TM&P carried apples and timber from the Knobley Mountain Orchard area to the
B&O in Keyser from 1911 to 1919.
Be sure to check out the Stone House items including the late Elizabeth Walker’s book
showcasing the history of the Stone House. Walker grew up in the house and shares her
memories in this special publication.
Stone House items and local books including the History of Education in Mineral
County, T-shirts, ornaments and Christmas Cards are also available.
For more information on this event or to reserve a spot contact Frank Roleff at 304-790-
1538. All proceeds go to the restoration of the Stone House and donations are tax
Visit the Facebook page: Stone House /Travelers Rest WV, for pictures and other
information on this and other upcoming events.