The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia



Texas-based Boy Scouts and McDowell County volunteers worked together Wednesday to restore a bit of the area’s coal and music heritage. Local organizer Gary Dove met with Scouts for the John Ellison project in Landgraff which will restore the former coal miner’s lamp house as well as clear land to build a replica of the coal camp house the musician grew up in. The project was one of many across the region Wednesday as part of the 2013 Boys Scouts of America National Jamboree Day of Service Initiative.