Traveling 219: the Seneca Trail

A place for historical photos of West Virginia

Ronceverte, WV
CSX train in Ronceverte

In the 1890s an important civil rights case was won right here in Appalachia, in West Virginia to be exact. In the Coketon Colored School case, an African American lawyer represented and won the first ever legal victory against discrimination based on color in US History. Check out this amazing story 

http://www.traveling219.com/stories/deep-creek-lake-elkins/1892-civil-rights-case-coketon-west-virginia/

Check out the latest Traveling 219 story on the 1892 W.Va. Coketon Colored School civil rights case! 
http://www.traveling219.com/stories/deep-creek-lake-elkins/1892-civil-rights-case-coketon-west-virginia/
Herns Mill Covered Bridge
Droop