Sunday, April 01, 2007

On Keokee Store No. 1

This press release from March 9 notes 14 new sites in Virginia that been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register.

One of them is Keokee Store No. 1, in Lee County.

An application to the National Park Service to have the Keokee Store No. 1 included in the national registry can be read here.

The Southwest Virginia Museum has this image of a Keokee company store.

UPDATE: Dad wrote: "My first bicycle probably came from there. My dad worked for Stonega Coke & Coal at the time."

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