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The fall issue of Goldenseal Magazine commemorates the anniversary of the 1968 Farmington No. 9 Mine Disaster. Stop by the Visitor Center to pick up your copy to read first-hand accounts of the devastation families and local communities suffered. ⛏️ #coal #Appalachia #WVhistory #mymarionwv #almostheaven

September 21, 2018 2:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The fall issue of Goldenseal Magazine commemorates the anniversary of the 1968 Farmington No. 9 Mine Disaster. Stop by the... View Article

18th century male reanactor holding a rifle

Even if antique firearms aren’t your thing, the rich history of these fine products can be appreciated by everyone during the Pricketts Fort 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show. Follow the link in our profile to learn more about the show. #frontierlife #GoToWV #mymarionwv #WVhistory

February 13, 2018 7:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Even if antique firearms aren’t your thing, the rich history of these fine products can be appreciated by everyone during... View Article

Know where the term bootlegger comes from? The earliest use of the term bootlegger was during the 1880s in the Midwest when one would conceal flasks of liquor in their boot tops when going to trade with Native Americans. Celebrate #NationalBootleggersDay with a stop at Pinchgut Hollow distillery to hear tales of the Heston Family and their own “entrepreneurial” ventures. #HestonFarm #whiskey #moonshine #distillery #bootlegger #mymarionwv #wvhistory

January 17, 2017 1:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Know where the term bootlegger comes from? The earliest use of the term bootlegger was during the 1880s in the... View Article