WEIRTON - The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center will host "The History of Holliday's Cove," with presentations on a variety of events which took place in what is now Weirton 100 years ago.
The event will take place at the museum, 3149 Main St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 18, featuring presentations by Michael E. Nogay, David T. Javersak and Dennis J. Jones.
Presentations will cover the history of the area from the days of the frontier up until 1947 when Holliday's Cove became a part of the city of Weirton.
Nogay, a Weirton attorney and history author, will speak about the frontier and Revolution-era events and lifestyles, including Holliday's Cove Fort and its significance on the western Virginia front.
Javersak, an educator and historian, will discuss Holliday's Cove in the 19th Century, and Jones, the president of the Weirton museum, will present information on several events in the community in 1912, including the 1912 flood, the incorporation of Holliday's Cove, Cove School and the use of electric trolley cars in the area.
Also included in the discussion will be the mayor's of Holliday's Cove, as well as old photographs, maps, charts and other display items.
The three also will be available to sign copies of their books on local history during the event.