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Attention History Buffs: Hacker’s Creek Library to host open house on Thursday, Dec. 21

HORNER — The Hacker’s Creek Pioneer Descendants are having a Christmas Open House on Thursday, Dec. 21 at the Hacker’s Creek Library in Horner, W.Va.

The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The group is offering a tour of the library and will answer history questions, share old photos, help in research and you can shop last-minute gifts from the gift store. They sell new and used books, t-shirts, ornaments, genealogy charts, glassware and antiques.

The library has history and genealogy from Upshur, Braxton, Gilmer, Randolph, Barbour and Lewis Counties, as well as other West Virginia counties and states. Are you looking for military records, obituaries, census, marriage, and birth records? They’ve got them! In the many journals, you can find family stories and many facts unknown.

Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and a muffin! Talk to those who have knowledge of research. Sign up for the door prize and a chance for a 1-year membership to HCPD. You can also purchase a gift certificate for that special person to be used in the library. Those who have visited us find it a very interesting place and enjoy learning facts they never knew. Yes, they are full of it, which is history and genealogy. ​

If you have time, call ahead at 304-269-7091 if you are researching a certain family, and they can pull info for you. The library is located at 45 Abbott’s Run Road in Horner.

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