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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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A group of men and young boys pose with a wrecked log loader on the track at Watoga in 1909. Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID: PHS000821 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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A large crowd of parishioners gathered at the newly constructed Oak Grove Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro. Still in use today, the church was dedicated in 1911. Courtesy of Sherman Beard, ID: PHP001437 Access More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Dr. John M. Cunningham was born on May 31, 1868 in Rockingham County, Virginia, to William Alfred and Elizabeth Koogler Cunningham. He came to Marlinton to practice medicine in 1891. In 1892 he married Eula Yeager, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Panoramic photo of students and teachers in front of Green Bank District High School at Green Bank, W.Va. Photograph taken by Cal Gay on May 18, 1921. Courtesy of Becky O’Brien, ID: PHP001428 Access the “Preserving More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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The Women’s Sunday School Class at Frost Methodist Church, probably around 1960. The teacher was Rev. B. B. Mitchum. First row, seated, left to right: Louise Dilley, Stella Campbell, Goldie Fertig, Bertha Fertig, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Allen Blackhurst is at the podium in April 1970 during a ceremony to close the Cass School where he graduated in 1911. County educators and school officials are seated on the stage. They are, left to right: Mr. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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This replica of a pioneer home was built by T. S. McNeel and displayed at the Pocahontas County Fair in 1927. Mr. McNeel is pictured here with his exhibit. T. S. McNeel was elected Mayor of Marlinton in 1905 and More...