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Logan Wildcats

The Logan Wildcats of Logan County Confederate veterans, the “Logan Wildcats” 1900 Reunion at Camp Straton, Chapmanville, WV. Second from the left is Ed Garrett. Sitting is Alex Burton and behind him is Uncle Dyke Garrett, On Uncle Dyke’s left … Continue reading

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Reunion Announcements

High School and Family Reunion Announcements Everyone is welcome to use this page to post a high school, family or community reunion announcement. Your announcement will be listed on this page and also under the Reunion Announcements Section on the sidebar … Continue reading

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WWII and Korean War Veterans of Logan County

Logan County WWII and Korean War Veterans Photo Gallery The purpose of this special gallery is to remember and honor the service of our Logan County World War II and Korean War Veterans.  We owe our veterans so much especially … Continue reading

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History of Logan County

This page lists the articles on this website and few external websites about the history of Logan County, West Virginia. Continue reading

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Logan County, WV Communities and Towns

Logan County was formed in 1824 from sections of Cabell, Giles, Kanawha and Tazewell counties. Logan County and Logan city is named for the famous Indian chief of the Mingo tribe, Chief Logan. The city of Logan is the county … Continue reading

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Logan County Featured Videos

Selected Logan County, West Virginia videos found on YouTube and Facebook. Continue reading

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Logan County, WV Genealogy

This is a collection of Logan County Genealogy posts on this site. Continue reading

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Logan and Lincoln County Vietnam Casualties

Logan and Lincoln County Vietnam Casualties Tribute Video One of my best childhood friends was Danny Greene who was killed in Vietnam in 1967. This page is a tribute to him and to all of the other Logan and Lincoln … Continue reading

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Dark as a Dungeon – Holden, March 8, 1960

On Tuesday, March 8, 1960 the Holden Mine at Island Creek No. 22 in Logan County, West Virginia, caught fire in the coal seam and created a carbon monoxide gas which killed eighteen men by asphyxiation. The men were trapped shortly after entering the mine at seven in the morning. Continue reading

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Does Mamie Thurman Still Walk Those Hills?

MAMIE THURMAN MURDER IN LOGAN COUNTY The taking of another’s life is a monstrous act indeed. The violence of a murder has creepy vines that bind. It kills a part of everyone involved. After more than eighty years when the … Continue reading

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