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Map showing Hundred, West Virginia , c. 1905

In the 1850s, illustrator Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother) captured Henry Church "Old Hundred" for Harper's Magazine.

A USGS topo map shows Hundred, West Virginia, as it appeared in 1905. Note the course of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Old Hundred drawn by Porte Crayon
Henry Church drawn by Porte Crayon

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