100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 5, 1914 THOMAS CREEK We are having nice weather after the recent cold spell. Harry Hevener was in this part buying fur. Lots of sickness in this neighborhood; Lawrence McLaughlin has been very ill. Also Mrs. Russell...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 25, 1914   Two great laws go into effect next Tuesday night at midnight. The cows are to be penned up at night and the State goes dry. The law is very plain that it...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 24, 1914 Over thirty thousand pounds of turkeys and other poultry were shipped from the Marlinton express office last week. The shipments were heavy every day in the week, and on Thursday, Friday...

100-Years-Ago

THE ROCK CAMP REGISTER From May 3 to 8, this year, C. J. Richardson, W. J. Harter, Theodore Moore and F. R. Hunter stayed at the Rock Camp on Williams River. When they broke camp,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 21, 1916 The great change is coming over the forest. The leaves are beginning to turn. You can look at it as a pouring back of the sunshine garnered in the summertime or...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 24, 1916 If you will take a stand at the forks of the road in the town of Marlinton, sooner or later, you will see everybody you ever knew in West Virginia come...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 23, 1914 A petition has been forwarded to the department asking that the post office at Academy change its name to Hillsboro. Hillsboro has always been the local name. When the post office...