Waitman T. Willey Offices


172 Chancery Row

This Federal style building has served as law offices since its construction in the 1850s. The first tenant was Waitman T. Willey, who was one of West Virginia’s first U.S. Senators, a friend of Abraham Lincoln, and one of Morgantown’s most celebrated citizens.

To hear an excerpt from Willey’s speech at the Wheeling Convention in 1860, listen below.

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