Gallery: Huntington newspapers in the 1800s

January 17, 2019
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This style of steamboat was used in the latter 1850s. It is likely the type of boat that O.G. Chase arrived on, prior to starting Huntington's first newspaper called The Independent.

On Sunday, Jan. 17, 1909, the first edition of The Herald-Dispatch hit the streets in Huntington, and we celebrated the 100th anniversary of that event in 2009.

Check out our 100 Years site at http://www.herald-dispatch.com/specialsections/100years.

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