4 days ago · Yellow fever epidemic 1940s postcard for Fairyland Caverns, a cave which displays fairy-tale creatures and a castle When cases of Yellow fever began to increase in the United States, the Chattanooga population believed that the city was immune to any possibility of an epidemic because of its mountain climate.
4 days ago · Historical references An early description of the opossum comes from explorer John Smith , who wrote in Map of Virginia, with a Description of the Countrey, the Commodities, People, Government and Religion in 1608 that "An Opassom hath an head like a Swine, and a taile like a Rat, and is of the bignes of a Cat.
3 days ago · HUNTINGTON — Nearly 350 new cases of the novel coronavirus were reported across the Mountain State on Saturday.
Oct 05, 2020 · But he also contracted scarlet fever, a life-threatening disease in 1920. Historian Robert Dallek devoted an entire book to JFK's medical history. He detailed how Kennedy had dealt with fevers as well as issues of the stomach, colon and adrenal glands.
Oct 13, 2020 · Henry, said to have come to Talcott from either Virginia or North Carolina, was described by a consensus of townspeople from the 1920s as a 30- to 35-year-old black man standing about 6 feet tall ...
4 days ago · CRUM, W.Va. — Nothing short of a nightmare, more than 40 members of a family tested positive for coronavirus after an infected relative from another state attended a funeral.
Nearby, at Stonewall Jackson's historical childhood home, his uncle's grist mill is the centerpiece of a historical site at the Jackson's Mill Center for Lifelong Learning and State 4-H Camp. The facility, located near Weston , serves as a special campus for West Virginia University and the WVU Extension Service.
Oct 08, 2020 · From Winston Salem. it's about 20 to 25 minutes away. From Mount Airy / I-77 coming out of Virginia, again about 20 minutes away. From Charlotte, probably about 1 1/2 hours away but a pleasant drive. One of the most relaxing places I have been too in a good while and sorry I did not write this earlier. Great Place
- 1792 Pilot Knob Park Rd, Pinnacle, NC
Oct 12, 2020 · West Virginia’s spring turkey harvest usually yields about 11,000 birds to hunters, but wildlife officials say the number could go considerably higher or lower depending on how Mountain State ...
Oct 06, 2020 · Madame Montour's village of Otstonwakin or Ostuagy was an important location during the settlement of what is now Lycoming County.Her village at the mouth of Loyalsock Creek on the West Branch Susquehanna River was a stopping point for the Moravian missionaries who were spreading the gospel throughout the wilderness of Pennsylvania during the 1740s.