Saturday, July 24, 2021

Do You Know? The Truth About, “Father’s Day!”

Over 500 people are estimated to have died in the morning explosion that rocked the town of Monongah at 10:28 AM. Only four people made it out alive...

Do you know? About, “The Elk River Water Trail!”

• The Elk River is a 177-mile river that cuts through the heart of West Virginia. • Every year in June, the Elk River Hosts the “Elk River Summer...

Do you know? The Truth About, “Mother’s Day!”

The Truth About, "Mother's Day!" • Mother’s Day is the 3rd most important U.S. holiday to retailers in consumer expenditure at roughly 20 billion dollars per holiday. • Mother’s Day...

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...

Do you know? About, “Lord Fairfax Stone!”

About, “Lord Fairfax Stone!” • The original stone was used to settle a boundary dispute over land in the English colonies of Maryland and Virginia between Thomas Fairfax, 6th...

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...

Do you know? About, “Our Lady of the Pines.”

About, "Our Lady of the Pines, Smallest Church in 48 States!" • The church is only 12 feet by 24 feet in size. • Lithuanian immigrant Peter L. Milkint built...

Do you know? About, “Thorny Mountain Fire Tower.”

About, “Thorny Mountain Fire Tower at Seneca State Forest.” • Thorny Mountain Fire Tower got its start as the Michael Mountain Fire Tower built in 1924, 4.8 miles away. ...

Do you know? About, “Falls of Hills Creek!”

About, "Falls of Hills Creek!" • There are three cascading waterfalls along the trail varying in height: the first at 20 feet, the second at 45 feet, and the...

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