Dan Oates

Our town of Romney has the distinction of being the oldest town in our state. With that distinction comes the history of the people and their buildings. Romney has not been the best steward of its buildings, but that makes it all the more important to care for the ones that remain.

The intersection of Main Street, once known as Grubb Lane, and High Street, is the center of our community. In the past it was the junction of the Northwestern Turnpike and the Cumberland Road, now known as Rt. 50 and Rt. 28.

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The Sanders Ford Houser building circa 1937 (photo courtesy of Rob Wolford)

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A Sheetz and Kuykendall crock from Fred Fields’ collection

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