Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1967 Flood Marlinton was pretty much in a state of shock at the realization that we had had a flood such as you read about and it is almost impossible to realize...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 30, 1967 The Marlinton Woman’s Club will celebrate the Golden Anniversary of its becoming a federated club Saturday afternoon, April 1, with an open house at the Pocahontas County Historical Museum. Belated Thanks In expressing...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 25, 1967 Scenic Highway A wide ribbon through the Endless Mountains – a drive to refresh one’s spirits. I look forward to that drive from Cranberry over Black Mountain to Williams River, then to...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 23, 1967 We had extremely high winds last Wednesday night, blowing off roofs, etc. Reports had it as high as 60 to 80 miles an hour, but the instruments at Green Bank were...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 16, 1967 The Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department answered a call Tuesday afternoon to Browns Creek to the home of Gordon Dilley, where smoke filled the house. A motor on the furnace proved to...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1967 Snow on Monday and through the night piled up to a depth of from seven to 12 inches and gave school holidays Tuesday and Wednesday. Last Friday there was a regular...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 9, 1967 FLOOD Heavy rains and melting snow sent the creeks and rivers on a rampage Monday night and Tuesday morning. They rose fast Monday night and still it rained hard. In Marlinton the...