100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 30, 1915 FROM POCAHONTAS TO WHITE HOUSE MISTRESS An American of Americans is the forthcoming mistress of the White House, by virtue of an American ancestry unsurpassed in age, says a writer in the Boston Evening Transcript, who continues: It is a far cry from Pocahontas and John Rolfe to Mrs. Edith Galt and Woodrow Wilson; from the More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1915 ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town, The old boys were meeting and drinking it down; Then when they had dallied too long with the cup, They made it all even by More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 16, 1915 This was my prayer: a piece of ground not over large; with a garden, and near to the house a stream of constant water; and besides these some little quantity of woodland. – Horace When More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

125 Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1890 The Pocahontas Times Huntersville, West Virginia A dispatch from Memphis, Tenn., dated Nov. 28, says: “James Stockton met his wife here today for the first time since the Johnstown More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1915 There are no ankle watches in town, yet there are a number of ankle watchers. There does not seem to be much in this universal brotherhood of man business. We have been working at it for More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 25, 1915 About fifteen thousand pounds of turkeys were shipped from Marlinton to the Thanksgiving markets. This is probably a fifth of the output of the county, worth in the neighborhood of fifteen More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 18, 1915 An English soldier says that trench warfare has become a constant drain. Last winter it was considered a great privilege to stand in water up to the knees and the art of draining trenches More...