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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Catholic Church in Davis

This is a photo of the Catholic Church in Davis. The Saint Veronica’s Catholic Church was closed due to declining attendance and combined with...

Turner’s Tidbits 2.8.17

This is a great view of the Pulp and Paper Mill of Parsons.  Construction began in 1900 and was finished in 1902. The City...
Christmas

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This is a picture taken on Christmas Day 1963.The lady is Texie Alice Pennington Turner; she was the daughter of Henry “Hen” and Virginia...

Tannery in Parsons

  This is a photo of the Tannery in Parsons. Note the smoke stack which still stands today. According to records, the Tannery was built...

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This is a feature called Dots and Dashes by Readem N. Weep from the March 24, 1938 Advocate. Highlights from the article include: Davis...

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This is a picture of some folks dressed up to go belsnickling.  This was thought to be a German Custom carried out after Christmas...

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 This is a post card sent in 1908 and the postage was one cent.Cards like this are interesting to me and it is fun...

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This is a photo of the Keystone Company’s Kindling-Wood Factory from Hambleton, WV Dated March 1910. The plant was built in 1901 and was...

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This is a hospital statement from a Dr. S. M. Lilienfeld of Parsons. His office hours were 10 am to 1 pm daily except...

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This is a copy of a report card that some folks may remember. These cards were used in first through eighth grade. The cards...

Third grade at Thomas Elementary 1949-50

This is a photo of the third grade at Thomas Elementary 1949-50. top row: Miss Solena Massi, Frank Perkins, Bonnie White, Allen Moravia, Sharon...

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This is a photo of a Columbus (1824-1878) and Mary Susan Flanagan (1835-1911) Wolford. Mary was the daughter of William Flanagan. Columbus was the...

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This is a photo of a political watch fob. It advertises the November 1904 presidential campaign of Alton B. Parker, New York and his...
Western Maryland Eastbound Train. The number on the engine is 812. The photo was taken west of Hambleton about 1950. The water tower is on the

Western Maryland Eastbound Train

This is a photo of a Western Maryland Eastbound Train. The number on the engine is 812. The photo was taken west of Hambleton...

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This is a picture of a child’s money bank meant to promote thrift. It was given out by the First National Bank of...

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This is a photo of Otmer Adelbert Riley. He was born to a prominent family of Ripley, WV; being the son of W.W. and...

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This is a photo of the first grade class at Bretz School for May 23, 1945. The Bretz School is the white building on...

Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks

This photo is of the home of Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks. It appears that The Merchant's Photographer of Hendricks took the picture and it...

Turner’s Tidbits

In honor of all who served to keep our Country safe from its inception to today, we honor you. Thanks for doing your best...