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Students and teacher at the Alderney School. This school was located on Back Mountain Road at the intersection of the Brush Country Road and the Edray-Clover Lick Road. It opened about 1903 and was closed by 1928. Courtesy of Nancy Cochran Wooldridge, ID: PHP001255 See Preserving Pocahontas News for photo identification updates. Access the “Preserving More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

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A group of upper grade students at Green Bank Academy in 1905-06. The teacher was Professor Swank – seen standing in the rear. Back row standing, left to right: Mae Little, Mary Hannah, Myrtle Little, Meno Gladwell, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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Huntersville Tradition Days is going on this weekend and Preserving Pocahontas will be there on Saturday with the Word War II Photo Exhibit. Eleven new group photos of inductees at the courthouse have been added More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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I was up in Bartow this week to walk around the late Jessie Powell’s property at Travellers’ Repose. As most of you know, the place is going up for auction this weekend and the future of yet another county historic More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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  A hunting party poses with family, friends and three white-tailed deer at an unknown location in Pocahontas County. If you can identify any of the people in this photo, please contact B. J. Gudmundson at More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

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Cattle are grazing on Crooked Fork (of Old Field Fork) of Elk River near Slaty Fork. The stereogram was created around 1915 by local photographer Harvey Bright. A stereogram is a pair of two-dimensional panels More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

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  Pocahontas County men called into service during World War II are photographed by Cal Gay on their reporting day at the Pocahontas County Courthouse on December 29, 1942. This photo belonged to Elton Wade, More...