Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 2, 1974 · Page 28
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June 2, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 28

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4C--June2.1974 Sunday Gazette-Mail ^^- Otwieiftm. A*it Vii-giaia Jackson's Mill on West Fork River near Weston stands on edge of State 1-H Camp. By far the most famous old mill in West Virginia, it has been preserved as a museum and a shrine to the famous Civil War general. -- A Kid Can Forget About Asthma when he's too busy ha»inga great summer. Compile. Junction. All the «c!«j- liei and »uu at normal camping Die £^d to the «*;««,««**· JBthmutic children. Complete medkn allergy care. Set in the mountains ol Wes! Virninia. lion-profit, 8 ««^ Co-ed 675 yean. Write for brochure to: For Bronthiol Althma Allergy Rehobililolion Foundqf on Inc. 803 Atlo. Bldg., Chorlejton, W. Vo. A.C.A. r 0 »^t^(304 343-S427_ BUG US FOR YOUR TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS! Travel Rama Travel Agency, Inc. 609 Virginia Street East Charleston, West Virginia Phone 344-3433 It's enough to make a camera bug shutter! Western Circle Ancient Pathway This 368-mile excursion t h r o u g h c o u n t r y George Washington explored and loved shows how much there is to enjoy on a drive in the Mountain State. Pack a picnic lunch, fishing gear and camera and try to get an early start. If you start this tour from Charleston, follow U.S. 60, then Route 17 northwest along the Kanawha River through St. Albans and Winfield. Note the manor house at Mount Vernon Dairy Farm, an exact replica of George Washington's home and built on land once owned by him. His "Lost Colony" covered 10,000 acres along the Kanawha in the vicinity of Beech Hill and Southside. In 1775 a party of colonists cleared the land and built houses but at the end of the Revolution they were gone, apparently wiped out by Indians. Start anywhere or from. ' HUNTINGTON. The Huntington Galleries on 8th Street Road on top of Park Hills, is a combination museum and " workshop in the arts. It contains a very interesting and diversified collection. Open Tuesday through Sunday. Drive north on Rt. 2, passing broad valleys between road and river that were once the camping grounds of Indians. " GALLIPOLIS DAM. Note the U.S. Government Dam on the Ohio, considered the largest roller type dam in the world. Continue north on Rt. 2 to the intersection of Rt. 17 from Charleston at. . . POINT PLEASANT. Here you can see Tu-Endie-Wei Park. From this point, where the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers meet, the first battle of the Revolution was directed. A granite shaft commemorates the bloody, one-day battle between 1,100 Virginia frontiersmen and an Indian force commanded by the great Shawnee chief, Cornstalk. Nearby is the grave of "Mad Ann" Bailey, pioneer woman soldier and border scout. Be sure to visit the Mansion House in the park, built as a public inn in 1796. Head north on Route 62 to U.S. 33, then follow U.S. 33 southeast along the Ohio River to Route 2. Turn north on Route 2 to. . . RAVENSWOOD. This town was once p a r t of G e o r g e Washington's western holdings. A ford across the river w a s p a r t o f t h e I n d i a n s ' "Warriors Path," which extended as far south as A l a - bama. It was used by both sides in the Civil War. PARKERSBURG. One mile south of the city lies Blenner- hasset Island. Here a wealthy Irish immigrant built a palatial home in 1798, and later conspired (supposedly) with Aaron Burr to establish an empire in the Southwest Ter- ··** Marietta Williamstown Parkersburg Weston Tour Route Interstate Highway Numbers I). S. Highway Numbers [To] State Highway Numbers * 12 * Approximate Mileages home of Glenville State College. Cedar Creek State Park, seven miles south on a coun- try.road, offers picnicking, swimming and fishing. Continue west on U.S. 33 through Spencer to. . . RIPLEY. The 360-acre Cedar Lakes Youth Conference Center, devoted to arts and crafts and the betterment of rural life, is worth visiting. Drive south on Interstate 77 and U.S. 21 if your destination is Charleston. For Huntington, you may want to turn on Route 34 and cross the Kanawha, the "Magic Valley," passing through Winfield and heading south for Interstate 64. Now, anywhere you go, you can capture all the sights of summer fun in great looking snapshots and slides . . . but, first- now rtr\R THIS! Get the lowdown on how to use your new camera. We will spend all the time you want in learning how to use your purchase from Merrill's. We just don't like for you to buy and run . .. our sales people are geared to answer questions and "show-how". PAckii No matter which camera you choose to take along with you on your vacation, just be sure you take it! Capture all the good times this summer for a living memory. At sunrise or sunset, indoors too, you can take snapshots to recreate your vacation in your living room, year 'round. PHONE 343-0141... Better Yet, Come To Merrill SSJfy 233 HALE ST. OPPOSITE COMMERCE SQUARE Charleston Albans Scale of Miles 10 20 30 Huntington You're looking best investments at one of the you can make ritory. This house, filled with stories still untold, burned down. George Washington patented over 2,300 acres facing the Island, and actually had a house built on "Washington Bottom." Centennial Cabin, built in 1804 and now in Parkersburg's City Park, houses pioneer displays. You may want to continue twelve miles north on U.S. 21 to Williamstown to tour the Fenton Art Glass Company, famous for early American designs in milk glass and color. Directly across the Ohio in Marietta you can visit Campus Martius State Museum. One of the last sternwheelers on the inland waterways, the William P. Synder Jr. is moored in the Muskingum River. From Parkersburg drive southeast on Rt. 47 past Newark where the Holly Gardens will delight the horticulture enthusiast. At Linn U.S. 33 north leads to. . . WESTON. Skilled craftsmen can be seen at work weekdays in the handblown glassware plants around the city. Northwest, off U.S. 19, is Jackson's Mill, boyhood home of General Stonewall Jackson and now the site of the state 4-H Camp. Turn southwest from Weston on U.S. 33 for the town of. . . GLENVILLE, which is the and this is the best place to save for it! Don't Fret.. .Have no Regret An Eva Gabor Wig. A Major Asset Let us make your vacation most enjoyable. We take the worry out of fretting with your hair. Go swimming and be ready for dining, dancing or shopping in a jiffy with a WIG WIGLET, HAIRPIECE or Fashion Accessory from ANNEDIE DISTRIBUTORS. Ask to see our complete line of New Wigs, A Fashion must for VACATIONING. 5402MacCorkleAve.S.E. KANAWHA CITY Ph. 925-4081 21ST. STREET NITRO Ph. 755-3851 515 WhiteS Brown Bldg. LOGAN, W. VA. Ph. 752-7053 409 Washington St. MONTGOMERY, W. VA. Ph. 442-4918 Start your savings for that remodeling you plan. Bursting at the seams at your home? A weekly savings plan can get you a healthy start on that extra needed room. Why not use your vacation-at-home-money-savings to start your savings plan. Save either way--"Savings Account" or "Notice Account" and watch your money grow! west Virginia BUILDING LOAN association CONVENIENT, FREE PARKING AT OUR DOOR ft, T

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