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Friday, April 28, 2017

Turner’s Tidbits

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...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Elmer Ellsworth Snyder (1867-1940). He was the third child of Captain Sampson and Elizabeth Bonner Snyder. Elmer was one...

Turner’s Tidbits

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

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of some of our public servants from 1985. (L to R) Hank Thompson, Bonnie Hissam, Gary Lipscomb, Carol Irons, and...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Charles and Nora Merrill Nichols and their family. The family lived on Brown Street in Thomas, just at the...

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo reminds me of times when entire families would travel home to spend time together. There would be times of eating in shifts...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Benjamin “Ben” and Barbra “Dorothy” Mayor Thompson former residents of Canaan Valley. Dorothy was born in a mining community...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of a group of men working on the rails in the Pierce/Benbush Area. They are unidentified. They appear to be...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a section of a photo of Pierce. According to records, Pierce was a coal town and was known as an Italian Town....

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of May, Mary and Kate Dove. They had a brother Theadore “Ted” and another sister Daria. They were children of...

Sunflower

This is a picture of Sunflower who played on WWVA and the Jamboree for a number of years.  Sunflower was born in Davis on...

Turner’s Tidbits – August 12, 2015

This is a generic postcard made available to allow a location to have their name printed in the blank spot. These were often found...

July 15, 2015

This is a photo of Stephen Harvey Murphy and Thomas Bright. Harvey was married to Orpha Ann Bright. Orpha was a daughter of Thomas...

Pine Ridge Dance Hall

This is a photo from one of the followers of the Tidbits of our History. This shows The Pine Ridge Dance Land. It was...

Parsons High School Vo Ag Boys at Horse Shoe Park

This is a photo submitted by a follower of this feature of the newspaper. It shows a group of Parsons High School Vo Ag...

10 inch oil lamp

  This is a photo of a 10 inch oil lamp marked Souvenir or Lead Mine. Leadmine gained fame when four men stopped to camp...

Fairfax Club at Fairfax Stone

This photo is labeled Fairfax Club at Fairfax Stone taken in 1925.  I don't know any of the gentlemen in the photo but it...

1920 Camping Trip

This is a group of girls who found the summer in 1920 as ideal for a camping trip. The girls were: Marie Lipscomb, Colleen...

Commencement Exercises for Thomas High Schoo

This is a copy of the Commencement Exercises for Thomas High School held at the Thomas High School Gymnasium on Wednesday, May 24,...

William Stuart Bonner

This is a photo of William Stuart Bonner. He was a son of Asa and Melvina Bonner of the Flanagan Hill Area.  He worked...
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