Rebel Cabin

Rebel Cabin Amenities

  • Queen Bed downstairs in private bedroom
  • Two Double Bed upstairs in loft
  • Private out door hot tub
  • Full Kitchen
  • Electric Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Private Bathroom with Large two seat shower
  • Cable TV with DVD player
  • Gas Fireplace and Electric Heat
  • Propane Grill
  • Out door fire pit
  • All linens, Towels, & Kitchen Utensils supplied
  • We do suggest bringing beach towels for the hot tub

image7-1 Rebel Cabin West Virginia CabinsHistory of the Rebel Cabin

The Rebel Cabin was located at the foot of droop mountain and was used as a first aid station by the Confederate Soldierson their retreat to Lewisburg, West Virginia. This cabin was built around the year 1850. It was moved from “Friar’s Hill” in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.


“In 2014 when we decided to get married, we knew that we wanted the ceremony to be meaningful to us, intimate, and at the same time a very “no frills” sort of affair. We decided on Pocahontas County, WV. Glen grew up near Richwood, and I used to spend my summers with my grandparents in Frankford (in Nicholas County and Greenbrier County respectively). Pocahontas County was right in the middle of two of favorite places and where our roots are firmly planted. It made sense to us to married in an area that we both dearly love.

We made all of our plans, and I had remembered driving past the signs for Jerico Civil War Cabins at some point on one of our many trips back down home (we currently reside in the Eastern Panhandle of WV about 75 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.) so I decided to give them a call to see if they could provide us with a sufficient honeymoon get-a-away. After several e-mails with Lindy, I had booked The Rebel for our June wedding. When we arrived, Glen and I were in awe of the wonderful little cabin. It was everything that we could have hoped for. Rustic, quiet, and it came with stunning views. My husband was in love; not only with me, but with choice of accommodations.

Over the course of a few days, we met Tom (who was more than happy to stop and talk with Glen while he enjoyed the peaceful mornings in the rocking chair on the porch of The Rebel) and we got to hear the stories behind the cabins and how Tom painstakingly takes apart log buildings and puts them back together on his property and graciously shares them with his guests. Knowing the story of historical preservation and all of Tom’s efforts, our hearts were even more endeared to this wonderful place.

We love the scenery around The Rebel…

And the wildlife …

And the fire pit…

And watching a thunderstorm roll in over the hills and then listening to the rain play us a symphony on the tin roof… … …

And then watching the sun peak back out from behind the clouds after the storm… … …

Upon finding out that we were newly married, Lindy gave us a coupon for a free night on our next visit. Free night or not, we had already decided to return for our one year anniversary, and that stay was just as wonderful as our first visit. Needless to say, we have already booked The Rebel for our second anniversary in June of 2016. If we could, we would move to Pocahontas County and live in The Rebel! Tom and Lindy are two of the most down to earth, gracious inn keepers you could ever hope to meet and we love and look forward to our week in their little cabin, “The Rebel” every year among the rolling hills of Pocahontas County.”

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