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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Feb. 19, 1872: The Glenville Branch More...

Volkmar Kurt Wentzel
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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This Week In West Virginia History. February 4th.

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Feb. 5, 1890: Coach Eli Camden ‘‘Cam’’ Henderson More...

Rhododendron
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Rhododendron Jan. 29, 1903: The great rhododendron was designated More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Jan. 22, 1927: Confederate General John McCausland died. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Jan. 15, 1799: Monroe County was established. It was named More...

By Parsons Advocate On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV (January 2014) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at wvencocylopedia.org. Jan. 1, 1888: Jim Vance, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Dec. 25, 2002: Jack Whittaker, a Putnam County contractor, More...

By Lois Lambert On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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Governor Tomblin Announces the First County Cultural District Board

Left to right: Rob Burns, Commissioner Diane Hinkle, Tim Turner, L.E. Herrick, Brad Moore, Seth Pitt and Lynn Phillips, representing Governor Tomblin. Absent for Photo was Stephen Haid. Seven Tucker County residents More...