Rebecca Rhodes

Steel Standing

Marietta and Parkersburg are no stranger to beautiful architecture. From the high arches and fret work of the Victorian homes on Juliana to the looming turrets ...

Mountain Music

"Only gold tooth hillbillies that live in those West Virginia hollers listen to bluegrass music." Yes, while many West Virginians would claim they have a soft ...

Postcard Pursuit

The first person to call me an “old soul” was my 7th grade math teacher, and to this day, he ranks as one of my top five favorite instructors. When I heard him say those words, I did not think much about it. Yes, I liked listening to old swing music,...

The Gift Guide

The Mid-Ohio Valley is known for its historic homes, abandoned railroads and cobblestone alleyways. There is always something new to discover around every corne...

The Parkersburg Brewing Co.

Flappers, fast cars and wild youth defined the roaring 20s. In an age of prohibition, a cool cat and his dame had to go to a speakeasy where secret doorways and...

Pryce’s Project

Hanging Mistletoe over the doorway, decorating gingerbread cookies and sneaking peeks at presents on Christmas Eve are just some of traditions families celebrate during the holiday season. However, traditions change, especially when an unexpected tur...

O Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of the holiday season. From the fir, to the pine and the spruce, people use evergreens to decorate their homes and place g...
Rebecca Rhodes

Rebecca Rhodes

Author

Rebecca is a Mineral Wells native attending WVU Parkersburg. By studying public relations, she hopes to one day use her skills to benefit non-profit organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Even though Rebecca loves the written word, she has a passion for history. You can find her digging through postcards at any antique store or giving tours at The Castle of Marietta.

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