Historic Hampshire County, WV
West Virginia's Oldest County

Animals in Hampshire County


We are in the process of restructuring our enlarged collection of old photographs. Below is an album of smaller thumbnails; click on the small photo for a larger image. Click on the larger image to return to the album. Note there is a caption below the large photo that may tell something about the location. Check back later to see any additions. Note that page links may change; you may have to go through the index page.

We invite you to contact us about lending photos or postcards or other types of images to be scanned and added to our collection. Thank you.

These photos are large files, usually between 80-180kb!

Animals were important to the life and economy of early Hampshire County. We have collected on this page some photos that show different aspects of animals' place in county life.


Albert Corbin pictured with work mules 'Jude' and 'Morgan' on the Romney Mountain Orchard (circa 1915). Prior to mechanization, mules were used for orchard transport. possibley a load of hides; collection of Davis History House



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