Preserving Pocahontas

A group of young women and men, some with musical instruments, are seated outside near Green Bank, W.Va. Back row, l-r: Anna Conrad, Floyd Gillispie, Fay Wooddell, Unknown, Mae Wooddell, Flora Gillispie, Luther Wooddell, Nettie Sutton Sheets. Front row, l-r: Flossie Conrad, Eva Wooddell, Unknown, Lillian Sutton, Rosa Williams. Courtesy of Rebecca Sheets More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Friday, July 17th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Clark Kellison was born September 3, 1844 in the Swago Community near Buckeye, then the State of Virginia, his parents being Daniel and Elizabeth McNeill Kellison. He served during the Civil War as a Union soldier More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

A wagon loaded with Pioneer Days visitors arrives in the parking lot at the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum on July 11, 1970. Pocahontas County Pioneer Days was started in 1967 by the Historical Society More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

The Douthat Creek School, located on Douthat Creek, two and three-quarters mile from Rt. 39 near Minnehaha Springs. Originally called Lonely Dale School, it was established about 1867 and closed in 1937. Courtesy More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of John Letcher “Squire” Hudson and Margaret Virginia Gillispie Hudson Family in front of the Hudson Home in Green Bank, W.Va. around 1905. Standing l to r: Laura, Ethel, Ward, Hattie, Edward, Ora More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Claude Alfred Stimeling, of Marlinton, served during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. Entering service on April 29, 1942, Stimeling was one of the early inductees photographed at the Courthouse More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Frank W. Harper and workers kilning brick on Hamilton Hill in Marlinton around the turn of the century. Bricks from this kiln were used in the construction of the Pocahontas County Courthouse, the Bank of Marlinton More...

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