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A.W. Moore’s Diary This handwritten page from A.W. Moore’s Diary describes winter weather on his farm from January 13 to April 6, 1856. Andrew Washington Moore was the grandson of the Pioneer, Moses Moore, who settled about 1770 on Ewings Creek, now Knapps Creek, between Frost and Minnehaha Springs. These diary entries have been transcribed More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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        The Dunmore Grade School was built in the early part of 1900 on land given for the two-room school by Mr. Harry Moore. The first hot lunches were prepared in a building across the road. More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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          A fine team of horses, Dixie on the left and Master Jack on the right, pulls a wagon on its approach to the wooden bridge crossing the Greenbrier River in Marlinton. The photo More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Picture postcard of the Dunmore Springs Service Station at Dunmore, W.Va. The proprietor was Mr. J.C. Jones. The picnic shelter at the springs can be seen in the background. Over the bank behind the service station More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Samuel R. Hogsett owned and operated this portable sawmill on Browns Creek near Huntersville. The teamster is standing at left with his horse team. And as usual, the women and children dressed up and came out for More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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  Mr. Paul R. Ignatius, Assistant Secretary of the Army, congratulates Lt. Colonel Robert K. Moore on receiving the Army Commendation Medal as his family looks on. The ceremony was held at the Pentagon in Washington, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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We’re starting the New Year by taking a closer look at our old photographs. I’ve been intrigued by this picture for some time. It is a good example of the old “big long” photos taken with the Cirkut camera More...