Bluefield College was chartered in May 1920 as “an institution of learning for the instruction of boys and young men in the various branches of science, literature, philosophy, and the liberal and useful arts.” With strong support from . . . — — Map (db m1824) HM
The place was first known as “Pin Hook.” In 1883 the New River branch of the N. & W. Railroad was completed here and the first coal shipped from the Pocahontas mines. The town of Graham was incorporated in 1884 and named for Thomas . . . — — Map (db m105045) HM
About 300 African Americans, including some who had been born enslaved, were interred here in the "colored section” of Maple Hill Cemetery between the 1890s and the mid-20th century. African Americans had been a significant presence in Tazewell . . . — — Map (db m188246) HM
Tazewell County Va. Area 531 Square Miles. Formed in 1799 from Russell and Wythe, and named for Henry Tazewell, United States Senator, 1794-1799. Beautiful Burk's Garden is in this county.
West Virginia. West Virginia . . . — — Map (db m110080) HM