West Virginia: A Guide to the Mountain State (Google eBook)

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US History Publishers, 1952 - West Virginia
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Wonderful era pieces about the Mountaineer State.
The conditions of the highways and descriptions of the towns, villages are great.
Good resource for historians or Model Railroaders. 

Contents

THE WAY WEST VIRGINIANS ARE
3
NATURAL SETTING
8
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
21
HISTORY
30
POPULATION AND ITS DISTRIBUTION
61
CONTEMPORARY GOVERNMENT
65
AGRICULTURE
70
INDUSTRY
76
Section b ElkinsWeston
360
Section c WestonOhio Line
363
Redhouse MdElkinsHuttonsvilleLewisburgRoncevertePrinceton US 219
368
Section a Maryland LineElkins
369
Section b ElkinsLewisburg
374
Section c LewisburgPrinceton
380
Valley HeadWebster SpringsCowenCamdenonGauleyJunction with US 19 State 15
386
Waynesburg PaFairmontClarksburgWestonGauley Bridge BluefieldTazewell Va US 19
390

LABOR
88
TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION
97
NEWSPAPERS
112
EDUCATION
116
RELIGION
123
MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
129
FOLKLORE
136
THE ARTS
144
ARCHITECTURE
159
BERKELEY SPRINGS
169
CHARLESTON
177
CHARLES TOWN
196
CLARKSBURG
209
FAIRMONT
216
HARPERS FERRY
224
HUNTINGTON
235
MORGANTOWN
249
PARKERSBURG
260
SHEPHERDSTOWN
269
WHEELING
281
Leesburg VaCharles TownMartinsburgBerkeley SpringsPaw PawCumberland Md State 9
301
Charles TownMiddlewayKearneysville State 51 Unnumbered road
309
Frederick MdHarpers FerryCharles TownRipponWinchester Va US 340
314
Williamsport MdFalling WatersMartinsburgBunker HillWinchester Va US 11
317
Winchester VaRomneyClarksburgSalemParkersburgBelpre Ohio US 50
320
Section a Virginia LineRedhouse Md
321
Section b Redhouse MdClarksburg
327
Section c ClarksburgOhio Line
329
Cumberland MdKeyserMoorefieldPetersburgFranklinMonterey Va US 220
334
Section a Maryland LinePetersburg
335
Section b PetersburgVirginia Line
339
MoorefieldBakerWardensvilleWinchester Va State 55 and State 259
341
Junction with US 220Hermit IslandSmoke HoleKetterman Unnumbered Road
344
Cumberland MdRidgeleyFort AshbyRomneyPetersburgMarlinton State 28
347
Section a Maryland LinePetersburg
348
Section b PetersburgMarlinton
350
Harrisonburg VaElkinsBuckhannonWestonSpencerRipleyMasonPomeroy Ohio US 33
355
Section a Virginia LineElkins
356
Section b WestonGauley Bridge
395
Section c Gauley BridgeVirginia Line
398
SummersvilleRichwoodCranberry GladesMill Point Unnumbered Road
402
SuttonGassawayClendeninCharlestonYawkey State 4 State 13
405
Section a SuttonCharleston
406
Section b CharlestonYawkey
408
EllenboroGrantsvilleBelva State 16
409
Marietta OhioWilliamstownParkersburgRipleyCharleston US 21
413
CharlestonRed HousePoint PleasantGallipolis Ohio US 35
416
Covington VaWhite Sulphur SpringsLewisburgEast RainelleGauley BridgeCharlestonHuntingtonAshland Ky US 60
426
Section a Virginia LineGauley Bridge
427
Section b Gauley BridgeCharleston
439
Section c CharlesKentucky Line
447
Covington VaSweetspringsUnionHintonBeckleyRacineYawkeyWest Hamlin State 3
452
Section b BeckleyWest Hamlin
460
Junction with US 19MatoakaLoganWest HamlinHuntington State 10
462
Wytheville VaBluefieldWelchWilliamsonWayneHuntingtonIronton Ohio US 52
469
Section a Virginia LineWilliamson
470
Section b WilliamsonOhio Line
479
East Liverpool OhioChesterWeirtonWheelingMoundsvilleNew MartinsvilleParkersburg US 30 State 2
480
Section a Ohio LineWheeling
481
Section b WheelingParkersburg
488
New MartinsvilleClarksburgBuckhannonWebster Springs State 20
494
Section a New MartinsvilleClarksburg
495
Section b ClarksburgWebster Springs
496
Oakland MdTerra AltaKingwoodMorgantownNew Martinsville State 7
499
Section a Maryland LineWestover
500
Section b WestoverNew Martinsville
503
Monterey VaHuttonsvilleElkinsGraftonFairmontMoundsvilleWheeling US 250
506
Section b ElkinsFairmont
508
Section c FairmontWheeling
511
Washington PaTriadelphiaWheelingBridgeport Ohio US 40
515
CHRONOLOGY
523
BIBLIOGRAPHY
533
1940 CENSUS FIGURES
542
INDEX
545
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