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The Children of Henry

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 of Martha Cooper Raines and great-granddaughter of Samuel Cooper who was an early settler of the Flanagan Hill area. *Note on the Eugene More...

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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...

Moss Ford Bridge
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Moss Ford Bridge

  This photo is of the Moss Ford Bridge know prior as Job’s Ford. It was printed by Broadwater’s Art Shop Thomas and is postmarked June 23, 1908. The bridge is named after Mr. E. M. Moss who was More...

Thomas House
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Thomas House

  This is the last in the series of Rail Yard Buildings from Thomas. This is the houses built along the hill and most likely part of what was called Tony Row. I have been told that all of the buildings were More...

Pumping Station - Thomas
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Pumping Station in Thomas

This is one of the ongoing photos of buildings found in the rail yard of Thomas. I do not know if any of these buildings still exist and have not heard from anyone with info on any of them. This is the Pumping More...

Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Store House in the Thomas rail yard

This photo is of the Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard. Note the wheels in the forefront of the picture. Information has been coming in on the bottling of soda in Tucker County. I have talked to a lady More...

Thomas Boiler and Engine House
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Thomas Boiler and Engine House

  Thomas Boiler and Engine House This is a photo of the Thomas Boiler and Engine House. I will have a series of photos of a rail yard. The buildings are gone now as far as I know but some reader may know if More...