Hack Wilson Grave

Hack Wilson, RBI Machine

This article is submitted by Chris Cox Martinsburg's Rosedale Cemetery is the final resting place of one of Major League Baseball's greatest RBI men.  Lewis “Hack” Wilson played for the New York...

Our Faceless Founder

The pedestal in the Martinsburg Town Square has sat empty ever since completed in 2012. There have been several suggestions for a permanent fixture including the Dough Boy statue or a town clock. For a few...
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The Martinsburg Roundhouse

The presence of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company in Martinsburg, West Virginia dates back to the 1840’s when the first engine and machine shops were erected for the expanding company. When West...

Follow the River

We recently published two articles: Adult Fiction Novels set in West Virginia and Books that Every West Virginian Should Read. Both are about books of interest to all West Virginians – either being set in...
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A History of Old Norbourne Cemetery

The parish cemetery contains the final resting places of many of the city’s ancestors, and there is at least one member of every important family from Martinsburg’s early history interred in these...