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This is a photo of two sisters taken around 1950 when they lived at Stringtown. They are Linda (Mimps) Bonner (left) and Patricia “Pat” Bonner(right); daughters of William “Bill” and Nellie Wymer Bonner. They lived in Stringtown in a house down the hollow from where Bill and Viola Hedrick had a store. There was a good spring down from the house More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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This is a photo of the residence of  (A. L.) Abraham Lincoln Helmick of Thomas. It was taken around 1907. The picture is not clear but he and one of the daughters is sitting on the right hand side of the porch. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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This is a photo of Ted Dove (standing) and Arthur (Oss) Cooper (sitting). Ted Dove was the son of Abraham Lincoln and Virginia Thompson Dove. The Dove family was featured in another article. Arthur Cooper was married More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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This is a picture of a train on the Coketon rails around 1900. The train was built in 1889 by Baldwin Locomotive Works. It was in a classification known as Consolidation because of the wheel arrangement. The train More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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This is a picture that was painted by Wanda Miller Hinkle. She was a daughter of the Oscar C. and Edith Grace Lockrey Miller. On March 23, 1951 she was married to Paul Shelton Hinkle.  She graduated from  Parsons More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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This is a picture of a child’s money bank meant to promote thrift. It was given out by the First National Bank of Parsons in 1976. It was meant to celebrate Two Hundred Years of Our Rights and Liberties. It came More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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In honor of all who served to keep our Country safe from its inception to today, we honor you. Thanks for doing your best for us and let us never forget the sacrifices made to allow us the freedoms we have. In honor More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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This is a picture of a badge from the Loyal Order of Moose Hambleton, WV Lodge No 418. On the top part it reads: Purity, Aid, Progress. The Moose Lodge Building was built on the corner of Sixth Street and Route More...