Thursday, January 27, 2022

Life Changes

I hope that when this is over, their stories will be, "Remember that time we were out of school for months and we stayed up on the mountain and did all this stuff; those were the best."

Do you know? About, “Glade Creek Grist Mill.”

About, “Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park.” • The Mill is a replica of the Cooper’s Mill that once set where the park office and parking lot...

Do you know? About, “Seneca Rocks!”

About, “Seneca Rocks!” • The white Tuscarora quartzite rock formation rises over 900 feet above the North Fork River and is one of the best-known landmarks in WV. • Didn’t...
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Father’s Day Weekend at Watoga State Park

This week our house has been full of excitement.  We have the older two boys this weekend, and it will be their first camping trip of the season....

WV Top 3: Lost River State Park

This week's installment of WV Top 3 takes us to Lost River State Park located in Mathias, West Virginia. This park has a TON of hiking trails to...

The COVID Journal

21 Apr. 2020 Yesterday was a beautiful day to take care of the yards. We got the yards for the house and camp all mowed and manicured. ...

Do you know? About, “Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster!”

About, "Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster!" • The Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster is considered to be one of the worlds worst industrial disasters and by some the worst in American...

Haunted WV, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park: The Battle Continues

Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park: The Battle Continues. North of Carnifex Ferry 1000 Union soldiers were embedded at Kessler’s Cross Lanes. On the 26th of August 1861, a Confederate...

Haunted WV, North Bend State Park: At the End of His...

North Bend State Park: At the End of His Rope. The entrance to North Bend was once part of the Koon’s Family Farm. The family has successfully worked the...

Haunted WV, North Bend State Park Rail Trail: Silver Run Tunnel

Growing Up West Virginia Presents: Haunted State Parks! North Bend State Park Rail Trail: Silver Run Tunnel. In 1910 a young train engineer was making the 169-mile midnight run between...

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