Letter to the Editor
Thankful to the Cove, Williamsburg Library and the Herald
October 5, 2023
To the Editor:
On April 6, 2006, the Herald printed an article (on page A3) entitled “1880 Silk Sunday School Map of Cove on Display at Library” about a map that had been donated to the Williamsburg Public Library. Because my Stayer ancestors and related families lived in the Cove in the nineteenth century, I clipped the piece for my files, thinking that I would visit the library to study the map on one of my research trips to Bedford or Blair County. I was hoping that it might reference individual farms or residences.
For years, I never followed through with this good intention, and t...