Arcadia Publishing to Release Next in its Local History Series Images of America – Guyandotte

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Arcadia Publishing to Release Next in its Local History Series Images of America – Guyandotte

On Monday, March 3 Arcadia Publishing will release the next book in its local history series Images of America Guyandotte (Arcadia Publishing, 128 pages, 200 images black and white, $21.99).

Penned by local author and Baptist pastor Bob Withers, the former Herald – Dispatch reporter and copy editor cobbled together the books images from his own personal family’s collection, other local families, the archives of the Herald-Dispatch, and the Special Collections Department of Marshall University. 

The historic Huntington neighborhood was settled at the turn of the 19th century and founded as a town before joining the city at the turn of the 20th   century.

The books many images are divided into nine chapters ranging from families, homes, and businesses, to schools, the floods of 1907, 1913, and 1937 and historic transportation.

Guyandotte, $21.99, Arcadia Publishing.  Available at local retailers, online bookstores, or through Arcadia Publishing at www.arcadiapublishing.com or (888) 313-2665.

About the Author:  Bob Withers is a retired reporter and copy editor for the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, West Virginia, and a Baptist pastor. He has authored or coauthored 15 books and numerous articles in internationally circulated magazines. 

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