Preserving Pocahontas

A splendid photograph of the boardwalk on Ninth Street leading to the Pocahontas County Courthouse shortly after construction was completed in 1895. The Romanesque Revival style building is located on a full city block on the southern edge of Marlinton. This large courthouse square is slightly higher in elevation than the remainder of the downtown. More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

This unidentified photograph shows a wedding party assembled on a large boulder. If you look right of center you can see the groom placing a ring on his bride’s finger. Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

This panoramic photo of the 1925 Pocahontas County Fair held August 17 – 21 is one of many taken by local photographer Cal Gay. The Pocahontas County Horse show at Hillsboro, the Pocahontas Cattle Association More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Joseph E. McLaughlin was born August 19, 1892 near Dunmore, the son of William Robert and Mary Lydia Virginia Rusmisell McLaughlin. He enlisted in the Army at Akron, Ohio on April 28, 1918. His military record More...

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

Preserving Pocahontas

Agnes Price, Fannie Golden and Nell McLaughlin seated by the wooden sidewalk at the corner of the Marlinton Grade School playground in 1912. Children are seen playing ball and the old Methodist Church is visible More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

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 More...

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...

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