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Wallace Graves store

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Title

Wallace Graves store

Subject

mining

Description

This hardware store was operated by Wallace Graves. When young, Graves was a clerk for the Arminius Mine company shore when he was threatened one might by a group of ruffians coming from a local tavern. Graves shot and killed Hollis Estes that night. The shooting brought attention to the negative social effects of mining.

Source

Louisa County Historical Society Archives

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Contributor

Louisa County Historical Society

Identifier

054_2011_01_009

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