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World War IHonoring those who died in World War I we remember the day, in human history, when the United States with compassion and dedication spent her blood and her might for the principles that gave her birth. God helping her, she could do no o…
Kump HouseHome of Gov. Herman Guy Kump. Built 1924-25, on site of Civil War-era Goddin Tavern. Designed by Clarence Harding of Washington, DC. Eleanor Roosevelt and other notables were guests during 1930s and '40s. Named to National Register in 19…
You are standing at the heart of the first campaign of America's Civil War, looking west toward Rich Mountain. Late in May 1861, Gen. George B. McClellan moved troops across the Ohio River "to secure Western Virginia for the Union" and to protect …
Stephen Benton Elkins. Businessman, politician, co-founder City of Elkins. Born in Ohio, 1841; died in Washington, DC, 1911. Secretary of War, 1891-1893; U.S. Senator from WV, 1895-1911. National figure in Republican Party for more than 30 years. …
Born November 16, 1823, Died March 11, 1916. Benefactor · Philanthropist · Railway Builder. Worked as if he were to live forever. Lives as if he were to die to-morrow.
In memorial to our Marines of the Multi-National Peacekeeping Force, Lebanon - 1983. West Virginia — Semper Fidelis Cpl. Mecot Camara, Hinton · Lcpl. Russell Cyzick, Star City · HM2 Marion E. Kees, Martinsburg · Lc…
Named for Senator Stephen B. Elkins. Home of Senator Henry G. Davis. Headquarters for the Monongahela National Forest. Near site of Friend's Fort, built 1772. Old Seneca Indian Trail crosses the campus of Davis and Elkins College.