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AirborneDedicated to the Paratroopers and Glidermen who have served our country in war and peace. This memorial donated by members of the 82nd all Airborne and Special Forces chapters of WV
Authorized by an act of 1786 was extended in December 1787 from Richmond VA. past this point to the mouth of the Big Sandy River entering the city over Norway Avenue. By 1832 this road became the James River and Kanawha Turnpike opening west to Le…
Opened in 1977, historic structures are adapted to modern retail uses based on theme of railroad heritage. Includes B&O Depot, and 1875 Bank and Gutzon Borglum statue of Collis Huntington.
Born and raised in Huntington, WV, Mary hopped a train and left town at age 13 to become a singer and dancer. She spent the 1920's and 30's performing in medicine and minstrel shows. During the 1940's, Mary had diamonds removed from a bracelet and…
Historian, author, educator. Founder of the Assoc. for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1915. Began Journal of Negro History, 1916. In 1926 began Negro History Week, later Black History Month. A graduate and later principal, Douglass H.S., Hun…
Built by American Locomotive Company in 1924, the #10 was used to haul mine waste from Rich Run Mine in Widen, WV. Retired from Elk River Coal and Lumber in 1959 and moved to its present location on May 27, 1977. Placed on National Register of His…