100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 11, 1915 Pocahontas County is in need of a millionaire of an adventurous disposition to explore for oil. We all know that oil is here, but to bust through the crust is a...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 14, 1914 The seventeen year locusts are due to arrive at this place anytime from the 10th of May on. We have them in our midst oftener than each seventeen years, but each particular...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1915 The forest fires were late in starting this year but they came in limited quantities. The top of Elk mountain looked like pictures of Vesuvius in eruption last Monday. BIRTHS Born to Mr....

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 23, 1913   Sixteen degrees above zero here Wednesday morning. James Rose and C. E. Hamrick, of Cass, were before squire Marshall at Durbin on Tuesday, charged with killing a doe on Cheat Mountain. They confessed...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 25, 1917 A big tide in the Greenbrier river Monday. - - - At the annual meeting of the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department last Monday night, J. A. Sydenstricker was recommended to the Town Council...

100-Years-Ago

THE ROCK CAMP REGISTER From May 3 to 8, this year, C. J. Richardson, W. J. Harter, Theodore Moore and F. R. Hunter stayed at the Rock Camp on Williams River. When they broke camp,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 3, 1915 Not long ago our wanderings brought us to a noted woman’s college and being invited to eat dinner in the big dining hall, we found ourselves one of the two men...