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Alderson’s Home and Business Decorating Contest Kicks Off With Annual Parade 

Visitors are encouraged to get out to see the lights Greenbrier County after dark from Dec. 3 to New Year’s Day. The Alderson’s Christmas Parade is set for Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.

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August 14, 1894: Entertainer Ada 'Bricktop' Smith Born in Alderson

On August 14, 1894, entertainer Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith was born at Alderson. At age five, Ada made her stage debut in Chicago,…

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April 9, 1900: Dr. Maggie Ballard Born In Monroe County

Physician Maggie Ballard was born on April 9, 1900, at Greenville in Monroe County, where her father was postmaster and owned a general store.She attended…

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October 4, 1890: Lions Born in Alderson

On October 4, 1890, a traveling circus called French & Company’s Great Railroad Show arrived in the town of Alderson on the Greenbrier-Monroe county line.…

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