I just found out that the Addams Family has a West Virginia connection. Ted Cassidy grew up in Phillipi. You would know him as “Lurch”.
Today we remember the devastation of Pearl Harbor on 7 Dec 1941. One of the vessels sunk during the raid was the USS West Virginia.
Testimony regarding the disaster can be found here: http://www.wvculture.org/history/disasters/monongah02.html Various newspaper articles from around the country:
Clippings From Around The Country: