William Alexander MacCorkle (May 7, 1857 – September 24, 1930), was a United States teacher, lawyer, prosecutor, the ninth Governor of West Virginia and state legislator of West Virginia, and financier. Source: http://www.wvculture.org/history/government/governors/maccorkl.html Compiled by the West
WV History: Mordecai Levi and the first red brick road.
On April 23, 1889, Mordicai Levi of Charleston, who is credited with inventing the first brick pavement in the United States, was granted a patent
WV: Bull Moose Special / Mine Wars(1913)
The Bull Moose Special was an armored train deployed by the coal operators during the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek Strike of 1912–14. The train’s name derived from the
WV: Hawk’s Nest Tunnel Tragedy
The Hawk’s Nest Tunnel was a tragedy beyond comparison. In this blog, I put together information, photos and forty different newspaper clippings from the archives.
Research Guide to Historical Markers: Mason County, West Virginia
This is the list of Historical Markers for Mason County, West Virginia. There are thirty-two noted in the WV Memory Project database. Of those thirty-two,
Sports: 8 Sep 1972 – East Bank High School (18) v Oak Hill High School (0)
This week’s Friday Night Lights is an away game. September 8, 1972 East Bank High School hosted Oak Hill High School. East Bank won 18-0,