Haven in the Hardwood

The History of Pickens, West Virginia


Published in 1971 and now in it's 3rd edition Haven in The Hardwood tells the Pickens story from it's rugged "virtually untouched splendor of 1850" through the later part of the 20th century.


Included is the history of Dr. Cunningham, the Pickens Family, Railroad, Timber, and the family history of the first settlers. The names include: Andrews, Armstrong, Bachman, Ball, Balli, Bauer, Baunach, Been, Benson, Booth, Bottenfield, Brane, Buckhanon, Burky, Casto, Coleman, Conrad, Coplin, Cunningham, Dodrill, Dulaney, Egleson, Eubank, Ewing, Fahrion, Fisher, Folks, Forinash, Gaston, Harold, Hartman, Hartmann, Haslebacher, Heck, Hefner, Helmick, Hicks, Hines, Hull, Jones, Mace, Mayo, McClintic, Meyers, Miles, Morgan, Moyers, O’Donnell, Pickens, Ramsey, Roberts, Rothenbuhler, Sassi, Sayer, Simmons, Sims, Sines, Smith, Sneberger, Spies, Stadler, Sturrock, Suesli, Swint, Thomas, Tunning, Vogel, Warner, Wasmer, Wilkins, Williams, Winkler, Wuchner, Zehnder, Zimmerly, and Zoeffel.


Hardback copy of the Haven in the Hardwood can be purchased for $30.00 by contacting at Hull's Store in Pickens.

(304) 924-5509
P.O. Box 94
Pickens, WV  26230