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Turner’s Tidbits For December 3, 2013

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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.  The writer jokes with the recipient by saying, “We don’t have any snow now”.  This was a way of assuring the recipient More...

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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...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for November 19, 2013

This photo is of the Blackwater Coal Company Tipple Davis, WV.  The card is dated 1925. The tipple was used for several years. I can remember my grandfather telling of a tipple that he worked at outside of Davis. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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October 29, 2013

This photo is of the ruins of the McKenzie Hotel in Hambleton which burned April 9, 1912. The McKenzie was a three story building and was one of seven hotels in Hambleton. The hotel was built by the railroad between More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
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October 22, 2013

This photo is of the Fourth Street Bowling Team, Champ Rock and Three Drs. of Davis. The men are (L-R) Noah Jordan, Alexander Crawford, Charles Lashley, William Campbell and Joseph Erhard. The poem reads: They More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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Turners Tidbits for October 2, 2013

This is a photo of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and the Central School Building in Thomas. According to Nutter, The first organized church work ever done in Thomas was under the ministry of Rev. E. B. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for September 25, 2013

This photo is of the Jenningston School, Jenningston WV.  To the left of the school can be seen the bathroom facilities and to the right is the little coal/wood house. There appears to be some wind as the flag More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for September 18, 2013

This photo is a street scene of Parsons possible 1963 or 1964.  On the right is B.F. Long & Co. Store, (?) Lambert’s Stores, Hill’s Restaurant.  Not sure of the other stores, perhaps a reader can More...