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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...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Students and teacher in front of the Brownsburg School in the 1930s. The teacher is possibly Mrs. Ida Sue Choice. This school building, located three miles northeast of Marlinton, was in use by the 1880s and was More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Forester Jim Martin poses beside a large red oak log in this photograph taken December 7, 1979 at the Burruss Lumber Company sawmill at Stillwell near Marlinton. The tree had been cut October 28 by logging crew More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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A color portrait of brothers Clark and Robert “Bob” McCutcheon, of Green Bank, shortly after enlisting during World War II. Photo courtesy of Becky O’Brien, ID: PHP001397 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Pocahontas Times Editor Jane Price Sharp at the typewriter preparing the weekly newspaper for publication following the 1985 flood. The photograph was taken at the home of Bill and Denise McNeel on Jerico Road. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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The Meritorious Service Award Certificate issued to William Sherman Beard, of Hillsboro, on November 16, 1945. The certificate reads: For Meritorious Service, The Commanding General, Army Air Forces, extends the More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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Edna Good May was born in Marlinton September 23, 1907. Her parents, Ransom Cassidy and Myrtle Good May, had moved from Staunton, Virginia, to Marlinton in February when he became the bookkeeper for the C&O More...