1904 – First Boardwalks In Follansbee

The city gradually added boardwalks to the city avenues and residential areas.  An ordinance was passed requiring property owners to keep them in good repair.

Virginia avenue boardwalk – 1906









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Mahan Avenue Boardwalk circa 1906.






Completions of boardwalk curbs

* Photos courtesy  of – WV State Archives, Kenneth Loy, and James Piccirillo.