For nearly 250 years, Wyndridge Farm has been one the area's premier historic farmsteads. Encompassing about 300 rolling acres of some of the richest land west of the Alleghenies, Wyndridge continues its long heritage as of a working cattle farm. Stunning long-range views and a mix of old growth forest and native bluegrass pastures compliment the historical significance of Wyndridge.
Wyndridge is significant in that it represents the early settlement of the trans Allegheny area as well as its refinement. The property is also significant in that its owners have always been committed to the advancement of their community, a time span well over two hundred years.
Wyndridge has about it a mystique that exhibits what is best about the farming community of Monroe County. It has always been a source of pride for its citizens.
Around 1773 the first log home was built here and stands today alongside the sophisticated farm home that William Gaston Caperton, Jr constructed one hundred years later in 1872. The Caperton Home has the distinction of having been placed on the National Historic Register.
The rich land in the Union area was a prize for the early settlers and they soon established their homes here after crossing the Alleghenies from the Great Valley of Virginia. Long range views of the surrounding mountains and rolling hills add to the charm and grace of Wyndridge Farm.
Low taxes, clean water, clean air and friendly people contribute to the areas exceptional quality of life.
Numerous and various species of migratory songbirds, blue birds and finches are found on the property. Their songs are easily heard as there is not much in the way of extraneous noises in the area. This lack of outside noise creates a very tranquil setting and is a rare find in today's industrialized world operating at breakneck speed.