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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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A new ambulance at the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department is being being shown off here by (left to right) Fire Chief Fred C. Burns, Jr., Bill McNeel (inside) and Marlinton Mayor Guy Fultz. Take a peek through More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nottingham with their children, Neal, Gaynelle and Goldie, of Boyer, W.Va. around 1910. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society Collection ID:PHS000870 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Carter and Kincaid children with Marlinton Grade School in the background. Standing, left to right. Ora Lee Kincaid, Georgia Pearl Carter, Hester Kincaid. Seated, left to right: Harry Kincaid, Clark Carter. Parents More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Zachariah Swink with his wife, Rachel Cassell Swink. Mr. Swink was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, November 3, 1835. His family moved to the Pocahontas area around 1850. He enlisted in the Confederate Army More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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Children are dressed in costume for a Christmas Play at an unknown church or school in Pocahontas County. This photo may have been taken in the Marlinton or Huntersville area and was found in a box of photos headed More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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Preserving Pocahontas wishes you and yours Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! A photo taken in the winter of 1974 shows the newly restored Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, author More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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This little photograph is one that I would classify as a treasure! The picture was taken in Stony Bottom, possibly as early as 1890. The occasion for the gathering is a Church Reunion and Baptism. Two people are More...