Due to the importance of the B&O Railroad for the movement of troops and supplies, Grafton was a strategic point during the early stages of the Civil War and both sides tried to control it.
Open year round as a restaurant, general store and gift shop. The restaurant serves Buckwheat cakes all day long with the famous foot long hotdogs.
Audra State Park is a natural beauty. This state park located in Barbour and a portion of Upshur counties, features camping, hiking, picnicking, and river swimming.
Birthplace of the Founder of Mother’s Day, this house was the first field headquarters of General George McClellan.