In 1893, a prominent printer, Col. Joseph Harvey Long, arrives in Huntington with the sole intention of purchasing The Huntington Herald. With $100 down and a balance of $1,700, he accomplishes his goal.
Gallery: Huntington newspapers in the 1800s
Jun. 24, 2013 @ 04:31 PM
On Sunday, Jan. 17, 1909, the first edition of The Herald-Dispatch hit the streets in Huntington, and we celebrated the 100th anniversary of that event in 2009.
Check out our 100 Years site at http://www.herald-dispatch.com/specialsections/100years.