Geo. and Elsie Thompson Boating on Blackwater River near Splash Dam, Tucker County, W. Va.

Identifier:
050655
Collection Number:
4151
Title:
Geo. and Elsie Thompson Boating on Blackwater River near Splash Dam, Tucker County, W. Va.
Date:
ca. 1880-1930
Description:
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.Geo. [George] and Elsie Thompson canoe above the Splash Dam on the Blackwater River.
Subjects:
Dams--West Virginia--Canaan Valley., Canoes and canoeing--West Virginia--Canaan Valley., Counties--Tucker., Rivers--Blackwater River., Dams--West Virginia--Tucker County.
Family Names:
Thompson family.
Geographic:
Canaan Valley (W. Va.), Blackwater River (W. Va.), Tucker County (W. Va.)
Acquisition Source:
Fletcher, Sarah T.
Acquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView