The West Virginia. Cyclopedia

Beckley, West Virginia

From West Virginia (WV) Cyclopedia
Revision as of 04:19, 27 October 2004 by Gibsonian (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

The county seat of Raleigh County, Beckley was originally incorporated in 1838, and named for General Alfred Beckley, son of John Beckley, who was Clerk of the House of Representatives during the administrations of Washington, Adams and Jefferson.