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Stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan

Stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan

This is stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan, McLaughlin & Co, Proprietors. Stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan   The Hotel Metropolitan, a three story building, was built in Thomas by Mary Isberg Geisberger in 1902. She operated this hotel  until her retirement in 1916. After that time, she lived in an apartment in the hotel; as some More...

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Tucker County School Bus
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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Tucker County School Bus

This photo is a Tucker County School bus unloading students at Davis High School. Tucker County School Bus The photo was taken sometime during the 1936-37 school year. The girl standing by the bus is Irene Cooper More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Train Engines of the Preston Railroad

engines of the Preston Railroad This photo is of the train engines of the Preston Railroad which ran from Crelin, MD to Leadmine, WV. The railroad came down Horseshoe Run to the mouth of Maxwell Run with branches More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits. Green Shutter Shop

This photo is of The Green Shutter Shop of Parsons, WV. The shop was operated by Rosie Glenn Lipscomb, local talented artist. Rosie lived in Parsons and displayed her talent by painting on various items including More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Monday, December 23rd, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for December 23, 2013

This photo is of The Green Shutter Shop of Parsons, WV. The shop was operated by Rosie Glenn Lipscomb, local talented artist. Rosie lived in Parsons and displayed her talent by painting on various items including More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for December 10, 2013

This photo is of a well dressed group on the Laneville Log Road.  I am not able to identify any of the people nor do I know the occasion. Photo is from the 1900-1910. Laneville was use to getting some flooding; More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits For December 3, 2013

This photo is of Backbone Mountain on US 219 in WV.  It looks like a heavy snowfall that year.  The sign to the right reads Backbone Mt Elevation 3552 Ft. The card is postmarked Parsons, WVA June 10 1936 11 AM.  More...

turner's hi times
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits For November 26, 2013

This is a copy of the first page of HI Times-published by the Journalism Club of Davis High School. Dated November 1940. Sponsor was Mrs. Joyce Cooper, Editor-in-Chief Bob Smith, Assistant Editor Justina Mamish, More...