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Grafton, W.Va. near bridge with town buildings on the hillside.
View of Grafton, W. Va. showing buildings on a hillside and bridges.
Outside view of The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. Grocery Store in Grafton, W. Va.  Two men standing in front of the entrances.
"Corner of McGraw Ave [and] Beech St. Downtown in background is Post Office and High School."
Front entrance and window display of Friedman and Son Clothing Store on Main Street in Grafton, W. Va.
The city of Grafton is in Taylor County.
A View of West Grafton across the river.
Post card print of South Grafton and the Tygart River.
This church known as the "Mother Church of Mother's Day" and is where the Mother's Day holiday began when Mrs. Ann Reeves Jarvis began an effort to reunite family ties that had been broken during the Civil War. The day of reunification, first called "Mother's Friendship Day", was an organized event in which mother's of the community were brought together. Union and Confederate soldiers and their family members also participated, shaking each other's hands and rekindling friendship.Today, the holiday has grown to be internationally celebrated and recognized. This church currently holds an International Mother's Day shrine.
The church was established in 1858.
The church was originally established as the Fetterman Methodist Episcopal Church in 1873 and is the "Mother of Methodism" in the area.
The church was organized in 1855 in what was then known as Fetterman, Virginia. During the church building's construction, services were held in the carpenter shop of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company in Grafton.
The church was established in the 1850's when Irish and German settlers came to the town of Grafton to build the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B. & O.).
Beatrice and Olive Virginia Lambert on their family farm.
Portrait of a young Curtis Truman Lambert (b. 6/6/1905-d.12/19/1993).
Bird's eye view of Grafton High School.
Portrait of Jeffereys. On the back of the photo is a graphic for Alex Foreman's Photographic Gallery.
Grace Loar, daughter of photographer William R. Loar, was born February 5, 1893 and died April 28,1937.
Grace, left, is daughter of photographer William R. Loar. She was born February 5, 1892 and died April 28, 1937.  The two women are wearing hats and dresses, which appear to be some sort of uniform.
Text on the back reads, "Thornsbury Bailey Brown, 5/13/1829 - 5/22/1861. First Union soldier killed in Civil War - buried National Cemetery - Grafton, W. Va. Photo supplied by great-great granddaughter Melba Pender Zinn."
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station in Grafton, W. Va. was built in 1911 and is located on East Main Street.
Willard Hotel and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station in Grafton, W. Va. are located on East Main Street. The station was built in 1911 and the hotel in 1913.