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1957 Logan High School

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1957 Logan High School Yearbook Photos

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Logan High Students from Cherry Tree

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This is a photo collection of Logan High School students from Cherry Tree, White’s Addition and Fisher Bottom.  Anyone wishing to submit a photo, please send it to the admin at loganwv.us@gmail.com. Logan High Students from Cherry Tree, White’s Addition … Continue reading

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Monumental efforts gave us our ‘Doughboy’

By Dwight Williamson Originally placed at the Logan Courthouse in 1928, the Doughboy monument was moved to Midelburg Island in 1964. World War I was titled as a “World War” for good reason, as it was indeed a war involving … Continue reading

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Spiritually reuniting Logan’s pioneer couple

By Dwight Williamson This was originally published in the Logan Banner on July 30, 2014 and is republished here with the author’s permission and our special thanks. A Logan Banner story which appeared April 23 of this year concerning the … Continue reading

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“Boots” was anything but a normal coal miner

By Dwight Williamson Thousands of men have since about 1900 risked their lives bringing coal from the mountainous hollows of Logan County. There have been hundreds of coal mine related deaths and thousands of injuries, including broken backs and lost … Continue reading

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Cherry Tree in the news

This is a collection of newspaper clippings about Cherry Tree and some of its residents. Most are from the collection of Kayte Atkins, mother of Doris Atkins Branch and Eddie Atkins.

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English credited with discovering coal in Logan Co.

By Dwight Williamson There have been many notable figures who have made their homes in what is now Logan County. One such person that few people are aware of is a man who came from his native Philadelphia in 1852 … Continue reading

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Logan Co. people with national interest

By Dwight Williamson The events that formulate the subject matter of history have proven bountiful in Logan County. From times past when Aracoma and other Indians roamed our hills and valleys until the present day huge success of the million-to-one … Continue reading

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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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