On July 1, 1897, Edward S. Shue was convicted for murdering his wife, Heaster Shue.
Articles on the "Greenbrier Ghost"
Death Record for Heaster Shue
Sources on the "Greenbrier Ghost"
On July 1, 1914, prohibition took effect in West Virginia.
West Virginia's Prohibition Law (Yost Law)
"Tolling Bells Mark Exit of Liquor Era"
"Celebrate First 'Dry' Day in State"
Broadside for Prohibition Speech
"West Virginia Women's Organizations, 1880s-1930 or 'Unsexed Termagants...Help the World Along'"
Incorporation of the Women's Christian Temperance Union
On July 1, 1942, 21 soldiers were killed when a transport plane crashed near Premier in McDowell County.
"Airliner Falls Near Premier" (McDowell Plane Crash)
"Identify 17 Army Plane Dead" (McDowell Plane Crash)
"Suggests Airport Might Have Prevented Mishap" (McDowell Plane Crash)
"Welch Honors Memory Of 21 Dead Soldiers" (McDowell Plane Crash)
On This Day in West Virginia History: July