Here’s a story by Joyce Cooper all about the very first trips down West Virginia’s Lower Gauley River, and how a lot of the whitewater rapids that are now world famous got their names. Enjoy!
My days in the marketing department at ACE Adventure Resort are spent in front of a computer cranking out all kinds of artwork. I do everything from print and Web ads to posters, banners, signs and photos that you see at the resort.
I can really put a computer through the paces, so it’s imperative that I have one with all the muscle to keep up with me. Also, the programs I use are demanding, as well as the large photo files.
Capt. William D. (Dabney) Thurmond died at his home in Minden last Saturday (May 19, 1910) evening at 6:30 o’clock. The funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon by the Rev. Fitzgerald, the interment following immediately afterwards at the Thurmond family burial grounds in Minden. Continue reading
If the river is running at “0″ feet – there is no water, right? Is that even possible? Not true when you are talking about the New River. We even run it at negative water levels. How is this possible? Continue reading
I don’t think many people fully realize the size of ACE Adventure Resort. Continue reading
During the 1870s, workers constructed the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad through the New River Gorge. The C&O was considered one of the most difficult engineering feats of the time; contractors building the railroad were said to have “buried a man and two mules” for every mile of track laid. Continue reading