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Dehue, WV

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Photos and History of Dehue, WV Dehue was named for D.E. Hewitt who owned and operated a sawmill in the area. It was once a thriving little community but when the Youngstown Mines Corporation closed its mines there, the demise … Continue reading

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Rum Creek, WV

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This is a collection of photos of the Rum Creek area (Argyle, Cham, Dabney, Dehue, Hutchinson, Orville, MacBeth, Slagle, Rum Creek, and Yolyn) of Logan County. This is a multi-page gallery. When the image counter reaches 100, close the viewer … Continue reading

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SCHOOL DAZE

GRADE FOUR 1946 – 1947 If you can identify any of the students please e-mail me. Row one: teacher: Evelyn Lewis, Donald Hughes, Dolores Riggs, Billy Joe Molnar, Johnnie Fleming, Lowell Reynolds, ?, Riley Fleming, Mary Ellen Hatton Row two: … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES GONE?

High on the mountain . . . winds a blowing free . . . standing all alone . . .wondering where the days of my life have gone. Augusto “Patsy” Tobia & Alice Virginia Burns Tobis Patsy was born in … Continue reading

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FOOTPRINTS IN THE SANDS OF TIME

“. . . and departing leave behind us, footprints in the sands of time.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow from “Psalm of Life” As my husband and I departed for our home in the chilly north from Panama City Beach, Florida, … Continue reading

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YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN

Author, Thomas Wolfe said, “You can’t go home again,” . . . and for many of us that’s true. Like Dehue, most of the once bustling mining towns in Logan County have fallen by the wayside. However, once a year … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DAY OLDER . . . AND DEEPER IN DEBT

You load sixteen tons . . . what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don’t you call me ’cause I can’t go I owe my soul to the company store – by: Merle Travis … Continue reading

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DEHUE PAST AND PRESENT

GEORGE & FLORENCE BROWNING BACUS-EARLY Several proud residents who once lived at Dehue placed this sign twice at the entrance to Dehue only to have it stolen. Dehue had its beginning about 1916, and was named after D.E. Hewitt who … Continue reading

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THE END OF AN ERA

The gradual decline of Dehue caught many of us unaware, especially those of us who had moved away. Dehue began to fade away by the early 1970′s, and now the end of the era we once knew is forever gone. Continue reading

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FINAL THOUGHTS

Dying under those grim circumstances, some have written tender, assuring words to their mothers, vowing to see them again in Heaven. Some have scribbled terse notes declaring how and where they should be buried. Others have penned short but intense love letters to their wives. Continue reading

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