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Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia

These materials have been made available by the courtesy of the Historical Society of Southwest Virginia and Rhonda Robertson. The Historical Society of Southwest Virginia was formed in 1960. The Historical Society publishes the bulletin: Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia in March of each year and each volume contains between 80 and 150 pages. The By-Laws and Constution of the Society state that the articles published in Historical Sketches are not copyrighted and are free to be used and copied, in return the Society requests that credit be given to the author of the article and the Historical Society of Southwest Virginia. Dues to the Historical Society of Southwest Virginia are $7.00 per year for individual and $10.00 for a couple...dues include the yearly bulletin. Please send checks or money orders to: The Historical Society of Southwest Virginia, P. O. Box 3877, Wise, VA 24293.

Articles in Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia focus on Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott and Wise Counties. Other areas of southwest Virginia, however, are frequently mentioned, and the resource should not be ruled out, if you are looking for information on other areas.

The articles presented here focus on Scott County

 


Five Confederates
From Pleasant Hill
by Omer Addington


Kilgore Forthouse
by Luther F. Addington


Catholicism In Scott County
by Margaret McConnell Cox


Rafting Down The Clinch River
by Roy L. & Logan Osborne
The Long Hunters
by Emory L. Hamilton


Dr. John Preston McConnell
by Dr. & Mrs.
H. C. Graybeal

The Nickelsville Spartan Band
by Omer Addington


Hanging Sheriffs of Scott County
by Omer Addington

W. D. Smith
by Jayne W. Carter

Frontier Forts
by Emory L. Hamilton


Chief Benge's Last Raid
Luther F. Addington

James Boone Killed
Luther F. Addington


Old Mills Of Far Southwest Virginia
Emory L. Hamilton

White's Forge On Big Moccasin Creek
Omer Addington


Whiteforge Post Office
Omer Addington


Samuel Elbert Smith
The Man And His Times
Myralin Trayer


Colonel James L. Shoemaker
Omer Addington


Capture of 
Jane Whitaker and Polly Alley
Luther F. Addington


The Indian Missionary
Luther F. Addington

Patrick Porter
Omer Addington

Indians Kill The Phillips Family
Emory L. Hamilton


The Boone Trail
Emory L. Hamilton


Stoney Creek
Primitive Baptist Association
Omer Addington


Methodism Comes To The Holston
Omer Addington


Daniel Boone In Southwest Virginia
Layman C. Draper

Estil Cemetery
Wayne G. McConnell
Scott County Names
Omer Addington
Confederate Soldiers Buried In Nicklesville, Va.
Wayne G. McConnell

The Versatile 
Drayton S. Hale
Omer Addington

Reid's Normal School
Omer Addington
Dr. Nathan Stallard
Col. Dale Honneycutt
Indian Forays In Present Scott Co.
Omer Addington
     

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