Shabby chic decor & genealogy, a great combination!

Genealogy & Ward, WV

Information, photos and shared files related to my genealogy research and the coal mining community of Ward, West Virginia

Shabby Chic Decor

Shabby Chic Decor offers a great way to bring the past into the present & bring family treasures out in the open instead of keeping them shut up in closets and boxes. 

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The Old General Mercantile – our online store. New merchandise is made in the U.S.A. Vintage, re-claimed and re-purposed items may have originated anywhere but realized it’s second (or subsequent) life here in the U.S.A.

" Preserve your memories, keep them well, what you forget, you can never retell ~ Loisa May Alcott"

Recent Blog Posts

Ad Libetum = as it pleases. Writing about anything that comes to mind.

May 25, 2012

Celebrate or Mourn

Glancing over my Facebook at the start of the Memorial Day weekend I saw the pictures...

Oct 7, 2011

It’s not just leaves changing around here

Fall is a good time for sprucing up, isn’t it?  Ironically, I find myself in the...

Sep 27, 2011

Meet my staff

My efforts here are largely an outlet for my own busy imagination.  My husband Mark...

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Recent Work

See our most recent creations from start to finish.

Oct 19, 2010

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