“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Grandview, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Raleigh County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Raleigh County, WV (63) Boone County, WV (18) Fayette County, WV (113) Kanawha County, WV (165) Mercer County, WV (35) Summers County, WV (45) Wyoming County, WV (32)  RaleighCounty(63) Raleigh County (63)  BooneCounty(18) Boone County (18)  FayetteCounty(113) Fayette County (113)  KanawhaCounty(165) Kanawha County (165)  MercerCounty(35) Mercer County (35)  SummersCounty(45) Summers County (45)  WyomingCounty(32) Wyoming County (32)
Beckley is the county seat for Raleigh County
Grandview is in Raleigh County
      Raleigh County (63)  
      Boone County (18)  
      Fayette County (113)  
      Kanawha County (165)  
      Mercer County (35)  
      Summers County (45)  
      Wyoming County (32)  
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1West Virginia, Raleigh County, Grandview — Boom, Bust & Rebirth
Before the timber boom in the New River area, the Glade Creek and Piney Creek valleys contained about 50,000 acres of virgin pine and substantial stands of yellow poplar and oak. This seemingly endless old-growth deciduous forest was a siren song . . . Map (db m197519) HM
2West Virginia, Raleigh County, Grandview — Glade Creek Timber
As logging in the New River Gorge expanded, timber operations gradually became more efficient. Local timber company J. R. Beaty and Company created the first railroad in Raleigh County, the Glade Creek and Raleigh (GC&R) Railroad, in 1895. The . . . Map (db m197516) HM
3West Virginia, Raleigh County, Grandview — Skidders and Boomboats
While early explorers knew about the rich timber and coal resources in this region, it took the completion of the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railroad through the New River Gorge in 1873 to open the area up to major logging and mining operations. . . . Map (db m197514) HM
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Mar. 27, 2023