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Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.

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This is a photo of the Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.  The Dry Fork Lumber Company operated in that area from 1905-1915.  This company was a successor to the Wyoming Lumber Company.  Laneville was quite a town, with a population of a little over 300 residence, for the time and was situated in a river basin. When the first More...

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Italian Band of Pierce
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Italian Band of Pierce, WV

Italian Band of Pierce This photo (compliments of Riverfront Antiques) is of The Italian Band of Pierce, WVA. Two of the men have been identified by Fabio DeFranco. He was traveling back home to WV from CA with More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Catholic Church in Davis

This is a photo of the Catholic Church in Davis. The Saint Veronica’s Catholic Church was closed due to declining attendance and combined with the Saint Thomas Catholic Church. This happened in the early 1990’s. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Charles D. Judy Family

This photo is of the Charles D. Judy Family. Charles was a son of Zebulon and Cynthia Graham Judy of Spruce Run, Harman. Pictured from left to right, front row are: William “Bill”, Grace, May, Laura More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Methodist Episcopal Church

This photo is of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Parsons. There has been a challenge to figure out where this church was located. According to Fansler, such a church existed by the road near Alum Hill. More...

the children of Henry
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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The Children of Henry

  This photo is of Bonnie, Alan, Lewis and Violet (Sis) Smith from the Flanagan Hill Area. They are the children of Henry and Loutie Hedrick Smith. Loutie was the daughter of Maudie Raines Hedrick, granddaughter More...

tannery
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Tannery in Parsons

  This is a photo of the Tannery in Parsons. Note the smoke stack which still stands today. According to records, the Tannery was built in 1893 by Thomas Gould and his sister, Abbie Gould. The Tannery changed More...

The Home of Eugene Radcliff, Hendricks
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks

This photo is of the home of Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks. It appears that The Merchant’s Photographer of Hendricks took the picture and it was printed for The J. E. Poling Co. A quick search lead me to no More...