Title: Mercer’s Bottom / Captain John Hereford Inscriptions are on both sides as follows: Mercer’s Bottom: This is part of the 16,000 acre tract surveyed by
Title: Dr. Jesse Bennett Inscription: Grave and home (1/2 mile W.) of Dr. Jesse Bennett, whose Caesarean operation on his wife, 1794, was the first in America.
On 2 Mar 1915, a blast swept through Layland No. 3 mine, killing 112 men. The explosion blew out the drift mouth and struck dead
Title: Thomas Hannan Inscription: Born 1755, died 1835. Soldier in the Revolution and the first white settler in Cabell County. Blazed trace from Saint Albans to Chillicothe
I had heard of White Sulphur Springs and (I believe) Green Sulphur Springs. Now, Shirley Donnelly has reached out from the past to let me
Title: William H. Powell Inscription: Born 1825 in Wales, he emigrated to U.S. as a child and was working in iron industry when war erupted. Commissioned captain