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Pres. Poca. web 11-20
By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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The First Aid Station at Camp Price on Droop Mountain is pictured here. Camp Price was established in 1935 by Civilian Conservation Corps at the site of the 1863 Civil War battle. When work was completed in 1937 More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Julian H. “Abe” Phillips, known to his friends as “Jack,” enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942 following his graduation from Green Bank High School. This photograph was taken after he finished basic More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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The closing of the Federal Prison Camp at Mill Point as seen through the eyes of two staff members standing on the porch of an administration building. The minimum security U.S. federal prison opened for operation More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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  Class picture of students at Marlinton Grade School taken on the steps of the Marlinton Methodist Church. The teacher standing front row center in the dark coat appears to be Ada Wooddell. If that’s correct More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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The Polar Axis Shaft for the 140-foot telescope at Green Bank arrives at Bartow for offloading in September of 1959. The telescope was completed in the spring of 1965 and was the largest equatorially mounted telescope More...

Pres. Poca web 10-2
By BJ. Gudmundsson On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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A group of upper grade students at Green Bank Academy in 1905-06. The teacher was Professor Swank – seen standing in the rear. Back row standing, left to right: Mae Little, Mary Hannah, Myrtle Little, Meno Gladwell, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Preservation News

Huntersville Tradition Days is going on this weekend and Preserving Pocahontas will be there on Saturday with the Word War II Photo Exhibit. Eleven new group photos of inductees at the courthouse have been added More...