Cemeteries Project Revives The Stories Of W.Va. Veterans

The West Virginia National Cemeteries Project pairs history graduate students from West Virginia University with high school students from Grafton High School to delve into the lives of veterans buried in the local cemeteries.

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April 12, 1912: Willard Hotel Opens in Grafton

On April 12, 1912, the Willard Hotel opened in Grafton with an elaborate banquet attended by state and local dignitaries and officials of the Baltimore…

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December 24, 1852: B&O Railroad Completed Near Moundsville

On Christmas Eve 1852, the last spike was driven on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Baltimore and the Ohio River. The event occurred at Rosbys…

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