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Sistersville And Tyler County

Author : Luke N. Peters
ISBN : 0738552712
Genre : History
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In 1802, Charles Wells brought his family of 22 children down the Ohio River to a point later known as Wells Landing. With its ferryboat, tannery, blacksmiths, lumber, and flour mills, the village became a stop for river traffic and a commercial center where the scattered farming population would sell their wares. When Charles Wells died in 1815, he willed part of his estate to two daughters, Delilah Wells Grier and Sarah Wells McCoy, which they plotted and named Sistersville. In 1816, two years after Tyler County was formed, Middlebourne was chosen as the county seat. When the railroad reached Tyler County in 1884, its quiet communities enjoyed moderate prosperity; however, when Joshua Russell struck oil at the Polecat well in 1891, nearly 15,000 people rushed into the Sistersville area to find their fortunes. Discover the story of the oil boom with its saloons, hotels, opera houses, theaters, mansions, industries, and churches as told in detail through photographs from local collections and museums.

The Big Book Of West Virginia Ghost Stories

Author : Rosemary Ellen Guiley
ISBN : 9780811758598
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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More than 100 of the best, most thrilling accounts of hauntings from the Mountain State from one of the nation's leading experts.

Census Of American Business

Author : United States. Bureau of the Census
ISBN : UIUC:30112058785426
Genre : Amusements
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Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437010744726
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Report Upon The Condition And Progress Of The U S National Museum During The Year Ending June 30

Author : United States National Museum
ISBN : UOM:39015081143516
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Oil And Gas Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015009239768
Genre : Petroleum industry and trade
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The American Contractor

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ISBN : NYPL:33433071604072
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Guide To Microforms In Print

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ISBN : UOM:39015078330704
Genre : Microcards
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American Flint

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ISBN : PSU:000070344202
Genre : Glassworkers
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United States Congressional Serial Set

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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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