Two hundred years is a very long time
when you’re looking ahead for time spent
but when looking back it’s just a bumpin the road
and you wonder just where the years went
In 1813 or somewhere there
about Mr. Woods pictured a town
He needed some help so he offered the men
a keg of brandy to help clear the land
I’ll bet the chips flew and the axes flashed
as they bent to the labor at hand.
Indians and wars and the selling of slaves
are all part of Woodsfields’ past
population grew and the economy rose with
coal, oil and natural gas.
I’m sure you’ve read all the articles on how
this town was to grow
so I won’t dwell on the obvious
and tell more about that you already know.