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Lost Huntington

Jul. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Huntington Tumbler Company

Editor's note: This is the 89th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

HUNTINGTON - In the late 1890s, a group of local businessmen purchased land just west of Huntington and developed a new town, Central City. From its birth, the new community worked hard at attracting industry. One of the factories that thrived in Central City was the Huntington Tumbler Co.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: General Cigar Co.

Editor's note: This is the 88th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

 


Jul. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Big Bear supermarkets

Editor's note: This is the 87th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

 


Jul. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Robson-Prichard Building

Editor's note: This is the 86th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

HUNTINGTON - In its long history, the 10-story office building at 517 9th St., in downtown Huntington has changed hands a number of times and had multiple names.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Davis Opera House

Despite its name, Huntington's Davis Opera House by no means limited its entertainment offerings to opera. Over the years, it presented stage plays, concerts, vaudeville programs, touring minstrel shows, local theatrical productions and other shows.

 


Jun. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Myers Transfer

Editor's note: This is the 84th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.


Jun. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Mootz Bakery

HUNTINGTON - As a teenager, E.W. Mootz worked as an apprentice at the former Schneider Bakery on lower 3rd Avenue in downtown Huntington. In 1905, in partnership with his father, Frederick Mootz, he opened his own bakery at 1933 3rd Ave. He later bought out his father, to become the bakery's sole owner.

 


Jun. 08, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Huntington Memorial Hospital

A surgeon by training, Dr. Henry D. Hatfield (1875-1962) not only practiced medicine, he also practiced politics. In 1906, he was elected to the McDowell County Court (the local governing body, a precursor to today's county commission). Elected to the West Virginia Senate in 1909, he served as Senate president in 1911.

 


Jun. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Old Guyandotte Bridge

Editor's note: This is the 81st in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

 


May. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Ely Ensign's House

HUNTINGTON - In Huntington's early years, many of the community's finest homes were built along 3rd Avenue from the Guyandotte bridge westward to 12th Street. Most are gone now. Some that still survive have been cut up into apartments.