“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mount Hope, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Fayette 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> Fayette County, WV (113) Greenbrier County, WV (72) Kanawha County, WV (165) Nicholas County, WV (44) Raleigh County, WV (63) Summers County, WV (45)  FayetteCounty(113) Fayette County (113)  GreenbrierCounty(72) Greenbrier County (72)  KanawhaCounty(165) Kanawha County (165)  NicholasCounty(44) Nicholas County (44)  RaleighCounty(63) Raleigh County (63)  SummersCounty(45) Summers County (45)
Fayetteville is the county seat for Fayette County
Mount Hope is in Fayette County
      Fayette County (113)  
      Greenbrier County (72)  
      Kanawha County (165)  
      Nicholas County (44)  
      Raleigh County (63)  
      Summers County (45)  
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1West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — A Commercial Center — The Dunloup Creek Watershed —
As the community of Mount Hope developed with the coal interests during the early 20th century, it emerged as one of the premier commercial and industrial centers of the New River coalfields, serving a steady customer base of both workers and . . . Map (db m179359) HM
2West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — Bailey Row — The Dunloup Creek Watershed —
Unlike nearby Kilsyth, most of the housing within Mount Hope was constructed without formal company planning. One Exception, however, was a cluster of 14 identical houses developed by the Mount Hope Coal Company on the outskirts of the community . . . Map (db m179365) HM
3West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — DuBois High School
An African American high school formed in 1917, it educated black Fayette County children until 1956. Students were taught in community buildings and churches, 1950-1954, after the school was destroyed by fire. The second DuBois High . . . Map (db m140445) HM
4West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — Dubois School HistorySo let us not forget the roots that brought us this far
A cadre of excellent teachers sharing and imparting values produced students with interests and community endeavors, fundraising, and contributions to projects throughout the world. Leadership – Principals see photo . . . Map (db m161345) HM
5West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — Mount Hope Coal History
With the birth of the Coal Industry, Mount Hope would play a very important role. During Mount Hope's early history, settlers began removing coal from a seam on the side of a mountain. Commercial mining of coal had been in effect since the . . . Map (db m161343) HM
6West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — Mount Hope Early Town History
Native Americans used the area of Sugar. Dunloup, and Mill Creeks for hunting until Virginia's Governor purchased land south of the Kanawha River in 1770. Raids continued until General Anthony Waynes won a decisive victory in Ohio in 1794 securing . . . Map (db m161340) HM
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7West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — Mount Hope Landmarks
Many structures built during the coal boom remain throughout the town of Mount Hope showing the business and industrial center that Mount Hope once was. The stone bank building that survived the fire of 1910 and the New River Coal Company office . . . Map (db m161338) HM
8West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — Mount Hope School History
By 1872 there were only three families, that of C.C. Brown, the Warner's and the McGinnis’ living in the area now known as Mount Hope. They built a one room wooden schoolhouse replacing the first school held in the Blake Ian kitchen and in a tenant . . . Map (db m161276) HM
9West Virginia, Fayette County, Mount Hope — World War I MemorialRoll of Honor
In memory of our local loyal defenders who offered their lives in the cuase of world democracy, 1914–1918. White Roy Arnold • Wm. M. Armentrout • Robert Archer •Edward Brock •Albert S. Bradley • Clarence Bailey • Lonard Boggess • Lake . . . Map (db m179276) WM
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Mar. 26, 2023