Buckhannon Mayor David McCauley uses a sword to dub Madolyn Long a Lady of the Golden Horseshoe. Madolyn was one of four winners recognized Thursday at Jawbone Park during the Golden Horseshoe Day. McCauley used a sword on loan from Upshur County Assistant Superintendent Dr. Debra Harrison – which was one of her son’s swords from West Point. Harrison is also a recipient of the Golden Horseshoe Pin and was inducted into the society when she was in school.

Hometown heroes: Golden Horseshoe winner dubbed Ladies and Knights in Jawbone Park Thursday

BUCKHANNON – Four eighth-grade students from Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School on Thursday were dubbed Ladies and Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, an honor bestowed on West Virginia students who test highest in their knowledge of West Virginia history and culture. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional ceremony to recognize the Golden Horseshoe winners in Charleston was…...

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