On September 6, 1875, Jesse James’ 28th birthday, he and three other members of the James-Young Gang robbed the Huntington Bank in Huntington, West Virginia making off with cash estimated between $10,000-$20,000.
Category: Shirley Donnelly
Shirley Donnelly: Fayette Countys Famous Old Saloons
I came across this article, by the late Rev Shirley Donnelly which covers Fayette County’s Famous Saloons. I had a good chuckle while reading and
Shirley Donnelly on Vote Selling, Abraham Vandal and the location of Fayette Co Courthouse
Yesterday And Today- Vote Selling Not New In West Virginia By SHIRLEY DONNELLY Fayette County historical notes were uncovered during the annual clearing of the
Shirley Donnelly: Mountain Stone In Brooklyn Bridge
Did you know there is a connection between the Brooklyn Bridge (NY) and Summers County WV? According to Shirley Donnelly, the stone for the abutment
Shirley Donnelly: NRG Blue Hole, the myth of the lost Cannon and pouring one out for your drinking buddy.
With so much time on my hands, in a house empty with the exception of little ole me for eight plus hours each day, I
(WV) The Fire That Destroyed Mount Hope (24 Mar 1910)
Mount Hope Fire The Fayette JournalSpecial EditionMarch 24, 1910 Mt. Hope Swept by Flames Entire Town Devastated by the Most Disastrous Fire in History of