Hancock County

August 1, 1918: Industrialist Ernest Weir Renames His Company Weirton Steel

On August 1, 1918, industrialist Ernest Weir renamed his company Weirton Steel. He’d founded the company with J. A. Phillips in Clarksburg in 1905 as…

Continue Reading Take Me to More News

April 30, 1774: Family of Chief Logan Slaughtered in Hancock County

On April 30, 1774, one of the worst atrocities of the frontier era occurred in present-day Hancock County. A band of frontiersmen led by Daniel Greathouse…

Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Load More Articles

More West Virginia News