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 by Cal Gay in the group of 150 that left Pocahontas County that day. Courtesy of Sandra Parsons, ID: PHP000951 Access thePreserving Pocahontas More...

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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...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mann are pictured with their family on the porch of the Mann home at Indian Draft near Edray, W.Va. Children on porch: Ruby and Earl. Sitting on steps: Gary and John. Bettie is seated in upstairs More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Sisters Gladys and Marjorie Warwick were the children of Otis D. Warwick and Annie May Carter Warwick, married June 28, 1893. Gladys Marie, pictured on the left, was born October 17, 1895 at Green Bank. Marjorie More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

A C&O crew is pictured with the first motor car used on the Greenbrier Sub-Division of the Chesapeake and Ohio, probably near Cass. A railway motor car, or track maintenance car, was commonly known as a “speeder.” More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

“Hotel Eureka” is front and center on this picturesque postcard of Front Street in Durbin during the early 1900s. The hotel housed a restaurant and sold general merchandise. To the right is the Durbin Drug More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

The Bratton House on Tenth Avenue in Marlinton was built 1890-1900. It was the home of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Bratton and their children, Mary Frances, Virginia Guy, Sue McKee and Robert Andrew. Servant quarters More...

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