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Rhododendron
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

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. Rhododendron Jan. 29, 1903: The great rhododendron was designated More...

Mary Lou Retton
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

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. Jan. 22, 1927: Confederate General John McCausland died. More...

Morgan Ephraimp
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

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. Jan. 15, 1799: Monroe County was established. It was named More...

By Parsons Advocate On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV (January 2014) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at wvencocylopedia.org. Jan. 1, 1888: Jim Vance, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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This Week in West Virginia History

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. Dec. 25, 2002: Jack Whittaker, a Putnam County contractor, More...

Left to right: Rob Burns, Commissioner Diane Hinkle, Tim Turner, L.E. Herrick, Brad Moore, Seth Pitt and Lynn Phillips, representing Governor Tomblin. Absent for Photo was Stephen Haid.
By Lois Lambert On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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Governor Tomblin Announces the First County Cultural District Board

Left to right: Rob Burns, Commissioner Diane Hinkle, Tim Turner, L.E. Herrick, Brad Moore, Seth Pitt and Lynn Phillips, representing Governor Tomblin. Absent for Photo was Stephen Haid. Seven Tucker County residents More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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This Week in West Virginia History

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. Dec. 19, 1794: A 40-acre tract of George Clendenin’s land More...

Chuck Yeager with Bell X-1
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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This Week in West Virginia History

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. Dec. 11, 1905: Pare Lorentz, known as “FDR’s filmmaker,” More...