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Volume 40, Number 3

On the cover: Interior view of the Thomas and Annie Fleming house in Fairmont. Photograph by Tyler Evert. Our story begins on page 16.

Published by the

Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor

Kay Goodwin, Secretary
Department of Education and the Arts

Randall Reid-Smith, Commissioner
Division of Culture and History

John Lilly, Editor

Kim Johnson,
Editorial Assistant

Karin Kercheval Design
Publication Design

Fall 2014

2 Letters from Readers
5 Current Programs • Events • Publications
10 Water Street
Rise, Fall, and Renewal in Fairmont
By Raymond Alvarez
16 Fairmont Architect Andrew C. Lyons
Picturesque and Artistic
By Raymond Alvarez
24 Turtle Man of Lubeck
By Mike Brant
29 Turtle Recipes
30 When I Was a Young Boy
My Clay County Memories
By Todd Pettit
34 "Honoring the Apple"
Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival
By Cynthia Oates
40 Best of Times
Rine Family Memories
By Ruth A. Jackson
42 Gone, Not Forgotten
Recalling the Everettville Mining Disaster
By Shannon Colaianni Tinnell
48 Writing "Henry Russell's Last Words"
By Diana Jones
50 Natchee the Indian
Many Stories, Some Factual
By Ivan M. Tribe
54 My Early Life in Calhoun County
By Gwendolyn Hoskins Haught
60 Tick Lilly & the Junkyard Derby
By Jack Clark
62 One Marie Road
Something Interesting in Summers County
By Carl E. Feather
68 West Virginia Back Roads
Fishing for Souls on Route 219
By Carl E. Feather
70 Lying about West Virginia
By Bil Lepp
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