On This Day
in West Virginia History...

First County Court Highway Historical Marker

On April 14, 1856, the first Calhoun County Court met at the home of Joseph Burson near Bigbend.

Learn more:
First Meeting of the Calhoun County Court
Minority Report of the Committee on the Calhoun County Seat Question
"After Thirteen Years Of Dispute Grantsville Became A County Seat"
Rachel Cutlip vs. Sheriff of Calhoun County
Calhoun County Sources
"The Courthouse Wars"

On This Day in West Virginia History: April

West Virginia Archives and History