Follansbee,WV-An Interactive Web History

This timeline is an interactive effort in creating the history of the city from the times of early settlers through the 1960s. Emphasis is equally given to average persons as well as the prominent names. Readers are invited to contribute memories, photos or suggestions, or pursue the sources for events that relate to their family history.

Please contribute to the Follansbee Timeline if you have any of the following-

  • Historic photos, or memorabilia
  • Family stories about Follansbee prior to 1970
  • Comments about the Timeline
  • Any questions
Please feel free to contact us! Your information or photos are greatly appreciated, and could be featured on the timeline, which includes acknowledgements!

Recent Additions to the Timeline Include-

Ralph Freshwater-State and OVAC Track Champion

Anthony David Leon: Professional Football Player

Early Hooverson Heights

Greek Families Contributed to Follansbee’s Prosperity

World War II Homecoming Celebration