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Donald Teeter as David Hunter Strother
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Canaan Valley Resort Hosts Porte Crayon History Alive! Performance

Davis, WV – The Recreation Department at Canaan Valley Resort State Park will host a free, interactive historical performance of the renowned author and artist David Hunter Strother, also known as Porte Crayon, More...

The memory of Bradley John Ramsey (far right) will live on forever through an endowment established in his honor by his wife Pauletta  Vandevander Ramsey (left), daughter Erin Elaine Ramsey-Pregley, son Daniel William Ramsey, and daughter Heather Nichole Ramsey
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Foundation Announces Ramsey Scholarship Fund

Tucker Community Foundation is proud to announce a new scholarship fund established by family members to honor the memory of Brad Ramsey, a well-known and respected member of the Tucker Community. The memory of More...

Lieutenant-Colonel Rowan's exploit--the American delegate's visit to García
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV (April 2014) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Lieutenant-Colonel Rowan’s More...

Mudwall Jackson
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV (March 2014) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. March 19, 1925: Basketball More...

starcher, buddy
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. March 12, 1835: Marshall County was created More...

eccles mine disaster
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Eccles Mine Disaster March 5, 1856: Calhoun More...

Buffalo Creek Disaster
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Buffalo Creek Disaster Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Feb. 26, 1869: More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Feb. 19, 1872: The Glenville Branch More...