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Carving underway at Kenova Pumpkin House

Herald-Dispatch photo by Lori Wolfe
Herald-Dispatch photo by Lori Wolfe

KENOVA, W.Va. — The annual push to get more than 3,000 pumpkins carved in time for Halloween is underway at Ric Griffith’s Victorian home, also known as the Pumpkin House, at 748 Beech St. in Kenova.

Due to the shelf life of a carved pumpkin, the carving did not begin until Oct. 24, according to the Pumpkin House’s Facebook page. Some pumpkins will be on display through the week, but the best time to see the most pumpkins will be this weekend, according to Facebook.

 The Pumpkin House began in 1978 with five pumpkins carved for a Halloween display. Each year, nearly 30,000 people visit the Pumpkin House.

The pumpkins will be on display through Sunday, Nov. 1…

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