In the Beginning: Gilmer County West Virginia

By: Becky Kirkpatrick-Oppe The Little Kanawha Valley was first visited by Europeans; William Lowther, Jesse and Ellis Hughes in 1772, when they passed through our area. Toward the end of the Revolutionary War, Adam O’Brien and his son-in-law Peter McCune came through scoping out the valley. Peter must have liked what he saw here. HeContinue reading “In the Beginning: Gilmer County West Virginia”

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