"Jackson County West Virginia Past and Present, 1990"


This unique collection of topical and family sketches prepared by the Jackson County Historical Society contains 550 pages of history and 900 topical and family photographs.

A limited number of this edition are available.

This book contains information on the following subjects.

EARLY DAYS – Indians – Early Land Grants and Maps –Explorers – Pioneer settlers – and more.

FORMATION AND GOVERNMENT OF JACKSON COUNTY –Creation of the County – Organizing the County Government – Court Houses and Jails – The County Court – Sheriffs of Jackson County – Circuit Clerks – County Clerks – Assessors – Prosecuting Attorneys – Justices of the Peace – Circuit Judges – Jackson County Legislators and Congressman – Public Hangings – County Poor Farm - Early Roads – Water Transportation – Covered Bridges – Railroads – Industry and Business.

SCHOOLS – Early to Present
CHURCHES – Early to Present
Jackson County Servicemen
Cities – Towns – Villages – Old Homes – Newspapers – County fairs – Cemeteries – Post Offices

PUBLIC HISTORY PROJECTS: Heritage House – Old Field School – Washington’s Lands Museum – Sayre Log House.

SEVERAL STORIES OF OLD: “A Terrible Tragedy”, “Casto Hole” and others.

PLUS over 400 pages of Jackson County People and Family Histories. _____________________________________________________________________

Copy (ies) of Jackson County West Virginia Past and Present @ $69.50 picked up at the Ripley Public Library

Copy (ies) of Jackson County West Virginia Past and Present @ $77.50 shipped by mail.

To order by mail, send check or money order to :

Jackson County Historical Society
P. O. Box 22
Ripley, WV 25271

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