Charles Town is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, West Virginia. Due to its similar name, travelers have sometimes confused this city with the state's capital, Charleston.
Charles Washington, the founder of Charles Town, was born in Hunting Creek, now Fairfax County, Virginia.
The Charles Town Race Track first opened in 1933. It was built on land purchased from the Charles Town Horse Show Association.
In 1999, the Charles Town Race Track underwent major renovation which included a large addition to house video slot machines. It was renamed Charles Town Races & Slots and now attracts many visitors each week from the nearby Baltimore and Washington D.C. metropolitan areas.
Charles Town Races & Slots
Museum & Park :
Jefferson County Museum, 200 East Washington Street.
Jefferson County Memorial Park, 450 Forrest Avenue.
Historic Homes & Buildings :
Flagg House, 323 East Washington Street.
Gibson-Todd House, 515 South Samuel Street.
Happy Retreat, Blakeley Place and Mordington Avenue.
Jefferson County Courthouse, 100 East Washington Street.
Locke House, Corner of Lawrence & Avis Streets.
Presbyterian Church, 200 East Washington Street.
Presbyterian Manse, 222 East Washington Street.
Riddle Murphy-Hunter Home, 534 South Samuel Street.
Sheetz House, Corner of Lawrence & Liberty Streets.
Zion Episcopal Church & Cemetery.
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