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Lost Huntington

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.

 


May. 18, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Sears, Roebuck & Co.

HUNTINGTON - Richard Warren Sears was a railroad station agent in North Redwood, Minnesota, when he received a shipment of fancy watches from a Chicago dealer. A local jeweler had ordered them but said he had changed his mind and didn't want them. Sears could have returned the watches. Instead, he purchased them, sold them at a hefty profit and then ordered more. Eventually, he started a business selling watches through a mail-order catalogue.


May. 11, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Holderby School

Editor's note: This is the 78th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

HUNTINGTON - Built in 1891, Holderby School was the oldest still-standing school structure in Cabell County when it fell to the wrecker's ball in 1999.


May. 04, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Bailey's Cafeteria

Editor's note: This is the 77th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Foster-Thornburg Hardware

Editor's note: This is the 76th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Amsbary's

Editor's note: This is the 75th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.


Apr. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: The Biltmore Hotel

Editor's note: This is the 74th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

 


Apr. 06, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Cavendish-Cyrus Hardware

Editor's note: This is the 73rd in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

HUNTINGTON - Hard work and long hours began for Evan M. Cyrus at the age of 11 when the Cavendish Brothers employed him to work at their Central City store after school and on Saturdays.

 


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Corbin Ltd. store

HUNTINGTON - In 1946, Nathan Corbin, a Russian immigrant, and his sons Lee and Howard founded a clothing manufacturing company in Brooklyn, New York.

 


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Buffington Elementary

The city of Huntington's first school was a four-room brick building built at 720 4th Ave. in 1872, one year after the city's birth. Four more rooms were added to the building in 1882, but ultimately the growing student body prompted construction of a new larger school.