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Titanic: Made With West Virginia Timber

Titanic: Made With West Virginia Timber

Cherry River, WV | ... in West Virginia through 2009 > Cherry River - Spring of 2003.jpg

Cherry River, WV, best ramps ever!

The largest known tree ever cut in West Virginia was a White Oak, and it is pictured here. Description from singletrackworld.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The largest tree logged in the State of West Virginia, near Lead Mine, Tucker County, This white oak, as large

......driving the road beneath the rocks in Hacker Valley ~ Webster County, West Virginia.

driving the road beneath the rocks in Hacker Valley ~ Webster County, West Virginia.

Dorothy Brooks with opossums pulling her toy wagon, Upshur County, WV - 1916.

Dorothy Brook with possums pulling toy wagon. Upshur County - Fred Brooks Collection Possums are such lovely (though very misunderstood) animals to encourage on your land!

The late Jim Comstock - Founded the West Virginia Hillbilly a "weakly" newspaper.  He once printed it with ink made from ramps and it smelled so bad the Post Office told him never again!  He was the creator of the University of Hard Knocks to recognize the accomplishments of successful individuals who never attended college.  Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi hosted the "university's" annual commencement ceremony on its campus.  Published a 50 volume WV Heritage Encyclopedia.

Newspaperman James Franklin ‘‘Jim’’ Comstock (February was born in Richwood, the son of Harry Clinton Comstock and Myrtle Blanche Cunningham Comstock. He received his B. from Marshall College in

Don Knotts ~ aka "Barney Fife" from the Andy Griffith show, born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia

Don Knotts ~ aka "Barney Fife" from the Andy Griffith show, born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia, and a fellow Mountaineer

Twilight in beautiful, wild Cherry River in Richwood, WV   Fave place to be.

Twilight in beautiful, wild Cherry River in Richwood, WV Fave place to be.

Boggs Mill Stone - Located along Webster County Route 1 and the Little Kanawha River is a large rock that Andrew “Andy” Boggs reportedly moved from the Lewis County side of the Little Kanawha River to his mill site in the late 1800s. Boggs was a gunsmith and is also remembered throughout the area for his extraordinary physical strength. Boggs was the first to be buried on top of a hill east of the millstone. The cemetery is known as the Boggs Cemetery. The story is told that during the Civil…

Historic places on the mountain parkway in Webster County, WV.

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