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Two Pocahontas County School Buses parked on the football field behind Marlinton High School in the early 1940s. Pocahontas County Historical Society Collection, ID: PHS002520 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have photographs or documents to be scanned for More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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  Travellers’ Repose in Bartow, pictured on this postcard from the early 1900s, is located on the old stage turnpike midway between Staunton, Virginia, and Parkersburg, West Virginia. The “famous old hostelry” More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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  A group of unidentified young women are seen standing on the front steps at the Huntersville School. The photograph was probably taken in the late 1920s. Please contact Preserving Pocahontas if you can identify More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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  A street scene from the Town of Durbin shows the dirt street and wooden sidewalk in front of the Durbin Post Office around 1910. Peeking through your “looking glass” you will spot the first postmaster, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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This large group of loggers, women and children are standing on the porch of a boarding house in the lumber town of Denmar. In 1910 the Maryland Lumber Co. purchased more than 16,000 acres of timber here, which More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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Students and teacher in front of the Gum Spring School located on Sheets Road between Green Bank and Dunmore, W.Va. The frame structure was built in 1908 and closed in the 1920s. The building was still standing More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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  This photograph of Pocahontas County Enlistees is one of many in our World War II Enlistees Photo Exhibit. The picture was taken in front of the Courthouse, and that is all we know. Please contact the Preservation More...