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West Virginia Argus Archive

  • Kingwood, West Virginia
  • 18771916

About

In 1877, twenty-two year old Henry Clay Hyde purchased the Preston County Herald from James Carroll. Rebranding the paper as the West Virginia Argus, the first four-page issue hit the streets of Kingwood on September 7, 1877. Published weekly, the Argus stood as a staunch Democratic newspaper in Preston County and northern West Virginia for nearly seventy years.

Archive Info

  • 7,065
  • Kingwood, West Virginia
  • 18771916
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Source Information

West Virginia Argus, 1877–1916 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 20, 2023

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Archive Info

  • 7,065
  • Kingwood, West Virginia
  • 18771916
0

Source Information

West Virginia Argus, 1877–1916 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: January 20, 2023