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Portrait of Maj Gen. Tho. L. Rosser, CSA. He captured Beverly in January 1865, despite snow, cold, and high water. See West Virginia Collection Pamphlet 6610 and Boyd Stutler's 'WV in the Civil War.'
"Randolph County--Formed from Harrison in 1787.  Named for Edmund Jennings Randolph.  Virginia statesman and soldier.  Largest county in the State.  Federal dominance of the Tygarts Valley in War between the States largely determined control of W. Va."
'Memorial road to Col. Claudius Crozet, leader in building the Northwestern and the Staunton and Parkersburg turnpikes.  Here was the home of Lemuel Chenoweth, who designed and built many wooden bridges in W. Va. which became famous.'
Certificate reads 'This is to certify that Enrollee William Moore of the company 2584 Charleston District (West Virginia) Civilian Conservation Corps has satisfactorily completed a course of instruction in Truck Driving and Rules of the Road and is hereby awarded this official Educational Certificate. This award is made this 18th day of August 1936.' Commanding Officer: Orville W. Rice Accessed: R.L Curry (Educational Adviser) Camp Tygart, Company 2584, Camp SCS8 Beverly, W.Va.
Lester Lind poses for a picture at the Old Mill Crafts Shop in Harmon, W. Va.The photos in this collection were used in chapters that appeared in Mountain Trace, a publication of Parkersburg High School in West Virginia, edited by Kenneth G. Gilbert.
View of the front entrance to the Old Mill crafts shop in Harman, W. Va.The photos in this collection were used in chapters that appeared in Mountain Trace, a publication of Parkersburg High School in West Virginia, edited by Kenneth G. Gilbert.
Mary Beth Lind spins at a spinning wheel on the second floor of the Old Mill crafts shop in Harman, West Virginia.The photos in this collection were used in chapters that appeared in Mountain Trace, a publication of Parkersburg High School in West Virginia, edited by Kenneth G. Gilbert.
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker Country during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.This mansion is now part of the Davis and Elkins College.
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role int he timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.
The congregation which later became the present Methodist church first met at the Hinkle Church in 1856.  The present church was built in 1891.
In 1921 Reverend Ellsworth S. Harman was elected minister of the Harman Church of the Brethren and he was the pastor a number of years.  He is grandson of the original Pastor, Rev. Asa Harmon who was elected in 1859 and for whom the town is named.
Rev. Asa Harman (b. 1834-d. 1902) was the first elected pastor of Harman Church of the Brethren in 1859.  The town of Harman is also named after him.  The Harman Church separated from a larger territory of congregations in 1897 and the church was named after the reverend.  In 1921, the grandson of Asa Harman, Rev. Ellsworth Harman, was elected pastor of the church.
The community members first petitioned for their own separate church from the Tygarts Valley Presbyterian Church in 1841.  The church met in a union building which was built in 1851 until the present church building was dedicated in 1900.
The Leading Creek Primitive Baptist Church was formed in 1854.
Men work in the service center garage of the Esso station, which is located next to Coffman's Hardware Store.
A group of unidentified boys pose in front of a building, wearing marching band uniforms and holding instruments.
View of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows home dining room in Elkins, W. Va.
"The first camp ever held in West Virginia. J. U. Shipman- County agent."
Emily Frances Maxwell was crowned Queen Sylvia of the Mountain State Festival in 1932.