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1960 Logan East Junior High School

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Photos courtesy of Bob Piros. Any help identifying the students and teachers in these photos will be appreciated. If you can identify someone or yourself, please convey the roll number and student number in that row. 1960 Logan East Junior … Continue reading

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Cherry Tree Grade School

“If my source is right, the Cherry Tree School was built about the time of the First World War (1917). One of the carpenters was Mr. L. E. (Ed) Steele. He was the father of Edna Steele who was married … Continue reading

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The historic cemetery in Logan

By Dwight Williamson “People who die are not buried in a field, they are buried in the heart” — Anonymous. There exists a somewhat forgotten yet historic cemetery in the town of Logan. Located on High Street, it is unintentionally … Continue reading

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Alderson helped elevate Logan to greatness

By Dwight Williamson Some of Logan County’s most precious history has truly been buried within the bounds of Logan County. Unfortunately, along with time, and some factors beyond the common man’s reach, the great efforts of men and women of … Continue reading

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Growing up with the Company Store

By Dwight Williamson Island Creek Coal Company’s No. 16 store was located where D&S Machine Shop is now just above the Verdunville Post Office. The center of a coal camp, company stores  were busy except on Sunday’s when they were closed. It is believed that this photo was taken on a Sunday since there are no vehicles or customers. There was a time not that … Continue reading

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Uncle Charley Dingess

Submitted by Bobbie Henthorn Spiers This is the story of Charley & Nora Farmer Dingess. Charley was my great uncle and they resided in Shively. This is a story written by the niece of Charley Dingess. Charley married Nora Farmer … Continue reading

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Monaville, WV

Monaville was originally called Vanceville. “The name was believed to have been changed to Monaville in honor of Mona Wilkinson, the daughter of a prominent coal mining official. The Logan Mining Company operated a coal mine here and the name … Continue reading

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LHS Class of 1937

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Logan High School Class of 1937 Yearbook Photos, Logan, West Virginia. Continue reading

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Logan, WV 1952 Centennial Celebration Photo Album

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Logan, WV 1952 Centennial Celebration Souvenir Photographs by Don Freeman Special thanks to Deborah Durham, Director of the Museum in the Park and Ralph H. Mcneely for sharing the photos contained in this album. If anyone can identify any of … Continue reading

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Logan Civic Little League

Logan Civic Little League Baseball The Logan Civic Little League Association was founded by Forrest M. “Nig” Pierce, Lester “Bus” Perry and Earl Kirker.* 1965 Logan Civic Little League Booklet *Credit/Source: Dodie (Smith) Browning.

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