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By Robert P. Bice III

Surrounding the West Fork River and its tributaries, the groups in northern Harrison County are wealthy in either heritage and satisfaction. With an abundance of ordinary assets, equivalent to coal and oil, the components featured in round Shinnston constructed into industries that introduced progress and trade. lots of those cities have been named for the coal businesses that verified mines there, together with Gypsy and Owings. Viropa was once named for Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, whereas Wyatt, formerly known as Goosetown, was once renamed to honor an area medical professional. immense Elm as soon as carried the roots of the most important water elm tree on list, and firm was once a wide Indian territory. Shinnston is the biggest neighborhood in Clay District (third greatest in Harrison County) and is domestic to the oldest constitution during this a part of the nation. those parts have been the “heart of the Bituminous Coal Fields” and at the present time show pride of their history.

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