Preserving Pocahontas

Coach P. C. Brummage’s Marlinton High School Basketball Team 1956-1957. First row, l-r: Larry Burns, Eugene Hannah, Tom Burns, Norval Waugh, Letcher Simmons, Eugene Stuart. Second row, l-r: Bill Hockenberry, Joy Underwood, Don Hill, Ronnie Evans, Donnie VanReenan, Ernie Shaw. Third row, l-r: Danny Cooper, Duane Dilley, John Shelton, Marvin Doss, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

The wedding of Mabel O. Wilson and Allen E. Burner, M.D. took place in Durbin December 20, 1917. Front row, l – r: Ethyl Levisay, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burner. Second row, l – r: Rev. J. P. Atkins, Clyde Carpenter, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Preserving Pocahontas celebrates the 50th Annual Pioneer Days with this photograph of the first Pioneer Day Parade in 1967. A pair of walkers in pioneer dress make their way along Main Street in Marlinton as children More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Sam Brill’s 1956 Majorettes are in dress uniform on the football field behind Marlinton High School. Pictured left to right: Head Majorette Dreama McNellan, Sandra Shelton, Pam Smith, Louise Currence, Donna Jean More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

The Minnehaha Springs Homemakers Club Float features the Indian Princess Pocahontas in an early Pioneer Days Parade. Date is unknown, but most likely 1966 or 1967. The photo was taken from the second floor of Jim More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Robert Lee McComb, Jr. was born in Marlinton November 24, 1948, the son of Robert L. and Nadine Eddy McComb. A graduate of Marlinton High School, he entered the U. S. Air Force on March 4, 1969, completing his More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Allen “Farmer” Blackhurst, pictured at right in the black hat, pouring molten metal in the Mower Lumber Company shop at Cass, W.Va. The other workers are unidentified. Photograph was probably taken around 1930. More...