Brooke County VA/WV Marriages
History of Weirton

Mystery Log Cabin

Weirton Historic Landmarks Commission

"In this new book, celebrating the history and heritage of Weirton, West Virginia, author David T. Javersak brings to life the pioneers, merchants, and townspeople who settled the county and made it prosper. All who have ever called Weirton home will be delighted as they turn the pages of this beautiful volume. The past comes to life before your eyes in the thoughtful words and interesting photographs of a time gone by. . . .

This exciting pictorial account of the vast and ever-changing history of Weirton is an opportunity to experience and relive the past of this historic town. The text coupled with over 250 photographs make this a treasured keepsake for generations to come.

David T. Javersak, a 1963 graduate of Weir High School, teaches history at his college alma mater, West Liberty State College, where he also serves as Dean of the School of Liberal Arts. His is one of forty-six honored as History Heroes in 1997 by the state of West Virginia for their contributions to the preservation of our state's heritage. The University of Hawaii awarded him the M.A. in History in 1969, and West Virginia granted him the Ph.D. in 1977."

Questions regarding price and placing orders for this fully indexed, 11 1/2" x 8 1/2", 192 paged book is available for purchase at the Mary H. Weir Library, 3442 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

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