Gassaway, West Virginia: Braxton County Monster Chair No. 1

The Braxton County Monster, which came from a flying saucer, terrified this part of West Virginia in 1952. Visitors can relive that nightmare by sitting in a painted chair.
Address:
99 N. Elk St., Gassaway, WV
Directions:
North end of town, just north of the river. From Hwy 4 turn right just past the Dairy Queen onto N. Elk St. You'll see the chair ahead on the right.
Phone:
304-765-6533
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Braxton County Monster Chair.

Braxton County Monster Chair

Sit in Braxton County Monster Chair No. 1.

[Debra Durham, 08/10/2015]

In 2015 the county began erecting over-sized, outdoor wooden chairs painted so that those who sat in them appeared to be in the clutches of the Braxton County Monster! The first chair was completed in June 2015.

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