FAIRMONT HISTORY

Fairmont History

This photograph is used courtesy of Mary Tew, whose dad appears in the bottom right area.

Site Notes and Tips - June 20, 2019

Today's Update (6/20/2019) - Today's update provides the proof for the three previous articles posted. I have included .JPEGs of clippings from newspapers of that time so that you may see why the changes were made. This is important! Please read the article and the clippings. Click here to view the article.

Previous Update (6/19/2019) - Today's update is a completely new article about the Southeastern Railroad. Additional research provided more details about its founding and corrected some mistakes in the previous article. Click on the highlighted link to access the article.

Previous Update (6/18/2019) - Today's update is a completely new article about the South Eastern Lumber Company. New information was uncovered which changes everything that we know about it. Click on the highlighted link and scroll down.

Previous Update (6/17/2019) - Today's update modifies a previous article, A Village Emerges, with new pertinent information regarding A. J. Floyd and the Southeastern Railroad.

Previous Update (3/30/2019) - Today's update tells of a little known event -- The Ashpole Race Riot of 1898. Three newspaper clippings are included which constitutes the entire body of available information. This article is located under History.

Previous Update (2/21/2019) - Today's update tells about the end of World War II. It contains two photos and is located under History.

Previous Update (2/12/2019) - Today's update is really two different articles. The first discusses Dr. John P. Brown's last contribution to Fairmont. It is short but important. The second discusses the lack of Fairmont news from 1938 through the end of the war. Both are located under History.

Previous Update (1/16/2019) - Today's update features Ansie Williams and her Town & Country Shop, a ladies clothing business which began in 1944. Features one photograph and is located under History.

Previous Update (12/10/2018) - Today's update is a short one with one photo. It is located under History and is titled Ashley Oil Company - Part 1.

Previous Update (11/2/2018) - Today's update is about the senior class at Fairmont High School in 1944 and includes one photograph.

 

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