Preserving Pocahontas

Singers at the County Fair – circa 1928 A large group of singers performing on stage at the Pocahontas County Fairgrounds at Riverside just north of Marlinton. Men on horses can be seen on the left. Barn and stables are in the background along the Greenbrier River. This photo was probably taken by a person seated in the grandstand. Photo courtesy More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

Cheek Plaque at Watoga – circa 1937 Workers with the Civilian Conservation Corps are erecting a plaque in memory of T. M. Cheek on Pyles Mountain at Watoga State Park. Mr. Cheek was the first chief of the West More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

Allen Galford Family Portrait A family portrait of Allen and Alice Sutton Galford with their daughters, Minnie and Mabel. The photograph was taken at Green Bank in the early 1900s. Photo courtesy of Craig Ashford, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

James and Emily Grogg, Boyer – 1884 James Grogg and his wife, Emily, arriving by horse and buggy at their new home on Brush Run, Boyer, in April of 1884. James J. Grogg was born February 15, 1848 to Adam and More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

Marlinton Main Street Replacement – 1960 A color slide shows us the steady progress of replacing the roadway through Main Street Marlinton in 1960. Articles in The Pocahontas Times helped to piece together More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

Harpers on Knapps Creek – circa 1915 Preston and Frank Harper are seated on a fence on the Harper family farm north of Minnehaha Springs. Knapps Creek has overflowed its banks in the background. Photo courtesy More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

Log Train Stereo View – circa 1906 A stereograph, produced by local photographer Harvey Bright, shows a steam engine pulling flat cars of logs on the track between Clawson and August. August was located about More...