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Men standing in front of a Virginia Torpedo Co. wagon carrying nitro-glycerin. From Grant's Photo.  Record of West Virginia.
'Harrison County, Formed, 1784, from Monongalia. It included all or parts of 17 other counties.  Named for Benjamin Harrison, signer of Declaration of Independence and the governor of Virginia, 1781-84.  Birthplace of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.'
At home in Simpson Creek.
Vance, a 15 years old trapper boy, whose job it was to open and closed the door, allowing mine trains to enter and exit. Vance earned $1.60 a week.
The church was organized in 1795; the present building was built in 1899 and dedicated in 1901.
The church was organized in 1805. The first meeting house was a log cabin which was later replaced as the church grew.  The current building was built in 1871 and then rebuilt after a fire in the 1880s. The church contributed to the founding of Salem College in 1888.
The Evangelical United Brethren church was organized in 1854.The caption written on the back of the image reads:"First row of adults, left to right: A.J. Summers, retired M.E. Minister; Rev. Donald Lockhart - the pastor in 1955; Dr. J.L. Miles E.U.B. Conference Superintendent in 1955.Just behind and to the left are two former pastors of our church, left to right: Paul Brake, Rev. E.A. Crites of Bridgeport, W. Va."
The church was organized in 1783. The current church was built in 1928.  In 1787 the  trial of Rhoda Ward for witchcraft was held at the church among other trials.
The church was founded in 1805.
The church was organized in 1848. It was for many years called First Baptist Church of Clarksburg and services were held in the courthouse until a church building was dedicated in 1853.