Livia Nye Simpson Poffenbarger, a newspaper editor whose efforts resulted in congressional recognition of the Battle of Point Pleasant as being the first battle of the Revolutionary War, died on October 27, 1937.
Death of Newspaper Publisher Livia Simpson Poffenbarger
"Woman Historian, Civic Leader, Dies"
"Poffenbarger Tribute Paid"
"Holt Pays Tribute To Late Historian"
School work of Livia Simpson, 1876
"'Manufactured History': Re-Fighting the Battle of Point Pleasant"
On This Day in West Virginia History: October