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Buckhannon High School Football; A Vintage Buckhannon Exclusive Presented by Mountaineer News

September 13, 2022

Mountaineer News

Vintage Buckhannon

This week, it's a another DOUBLE-SHOT exclusive straight out of the Vintage Buckhannon Vault:

Photo 1: [1922]

1922 BHS Football Team

The first is an extremely rare image depicting the 1922 Buckhannon High School Football team under Coach John Rohrbough. Photo was taken in front of the old high school shortly before construction of the gymnasium.

Photo 2: [1919]

Buckhannon High School - College Avenue, Buckhannon

The second is a rare image depicting Buckhannon High School in 1919. The first high school was built on East Main Street in 1881 and remained there until the construction of the College Avenue facility in 1909. Academy Elementary School is now located where this building once stood.

CLICK HERE or on the image above for the Vintage Buckhannon: A West Virginia Wesleyan College Exclusive featured on July 12, 2022.

A first-hand account of the Seminary Building fire is included with rare and exclusive photos - including an authentic Wesleyan University of West Virginia (W.V.W.U.) invitation to the June 5th, 1906 Alumni Day when the board of trustees permanently changed the institution's name to West Virginia Wesleyan College (W.V.W.C.) - and an eye-witness account of the fire.

If you haven't taken the virtual online tour inside the Upshur County Courthouse Clock Tower, you can watch the full feature now by following this link: INSIDE THE UPSHUR COUNTY COURTHOUSE CLOCK TOWER

CLICK HERE to watch a video about FDR's Filmmaker, Pare Lorentz... one of Buckhannon's own. Two of his documentaries are fully viewable here as well.

Revisit us here every Tuesday to see new additions as we continue to build this virtual online pictorial for our community featuring the landmarks and people of Upshur County's bygone days. Stay tuned... it's about to get interesting.

*Updated September 13, 2022 | Next Update - September 20, 2022

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