Memories of My Childhood Home in Bluewell, West Virginia
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
It was 1952, I was five years old, and moving into our new house located in Bluewell, WV…. My parents and 11 children. My parents had this home built and mom made some design changes to the rooms. The rooms were very large, and just right for our family. There was a large eat-in kitchen, dining room, living room and two bedrooms on the first level. One was my parent’s bedroom and the other bedroom was for the oldest sibling…..usually the oldest girl got that bedroom. The upstairs had two bedrooms, with a bath between the two rooms. The rooms were so big; mom had two double beds in each room. On each side of the house there was a large attic. One attic was turned into a bedroom. There were still six girls and three boys living at home. (My brother Danny joined the military an...