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Coal camp Christmas memories

By Dwight Williamson Christmastime brings back many memories for me. The smell of a fresh cut pine tree standing in the living room and the crackling of a fire built to keep us warm while sleigh riding off the schoolhouse … Continue reading

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1927 Man High School Yearbook

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1927 Man High School Yearbook *Images courtesy of Paula Solar.

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Halloween escapades of the “Porch Sitters”

By Dwight Williamson With Halloween just around the corner, I am reminded of times past when danger lurked on nearly every roadway in Logan County during this time of year. Thank goodness, everybody now seems to have their cell phones … Continue reading

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Mine Wars

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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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