It was Napoleon who is rumored to have said, “There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.” Centuries later, Stephen King agrees: “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not,” he says. This view of time is consistent with the story of New Salem Baptist Church in Sophia, West Virginia, a critically endangered historic place in West Virginia.

To learn more, visit the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia’s website. Had you heard of or ridden past this beautiful, critically endangered place in West Virginia before? Time won’t win this fight, not if the folks of Tam, West Virginia can help it!

What other important historic spots in West Virginia do you worry might be in danger of losing their battle with time? Sadly, many already have.


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