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
Les Shockey and Betty Briggs, Co-Coordinators of the Jackson County WVGenWeb page.