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Directory of W.Va. public officials, workers

Prepared by the League of Women Voters

Jul. 14, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Wayne County: 5 key figures helped craft area into what some community members call the 'best of town and country'

Whether you’re just across the line in Westmoreland, “out Wayne” or way out Wayne, the county that calls itself the “Western Gate to the Mountain State” is celebrated by its residents for its strong sense of family, community and tradi­tion.

Jul. 13, 2013 @ 11:55 PM

Wayne County attractions

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Jul. 13, 2013 @ 11:55 PM

Wayne County highlights

ORIGIN: Wayne County was established by the state of Virginia on Jan. 18, 1842. It and 43 other counties joined to form West Virginia on June 20, 1863. It's the westernmost county in what is now the state of West Virginia, and it was named in honor of Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne. The general is credited with making the region safe for a white settlement, after defeating the Shawnee Indians in the Battle of Fallen Timbers.

Jul. 07, 2013 @ 12:55 PM

Lawrence County, Ohio: Community known for its rich history in iron and for its role in helping slaves escape via the Underground Railroad

Lawrence County, Ohio, was formed as a county in 1816, named for the American naval hero Capt. James Lawrence, in the war of 1812.

Jul. 07, 2013 @ 12:50 PM

Lawrence County attractions

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Jul. 07, 2013 @ 12:47 PM

Lawrence County highlights

ORIGIN: Named for Capt. James Lawrence, commander of the frigate Chesapeake during the war of 1812. Founded Dec. 20, 1816. Burlington was first county seat. County seat subsequently moved to Ironton.

Jun. 23, 2013 @ 08:34 AM

Milton: Community known for those who brought successful ventures to W.Va. small town

MILTON — The town of Milton, W.Va., is know for the Pump­kin Festival, Blenko Glass and even the flea market.

Jun. 23, 2013 @ 07:39 AM

Milton attractions

Attractions, shopping and dining.

Jun. 23, 2013 @ 07:31 AM

Milton fast facts

ORIGIN: Named for Milton Rece, a large landowner and the first Postmaster in the area when the town was incorporated in 1876.