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  The 1932-33 Green Bank High School Senior Class organization, the Washington Club, pictured on their trip to Washington, D.C. in front of the Pan American Union. The photograph was sent to Preserving Pocahontas by the daughter of Marjorie McCutcheon (Kanode) who is standing third from left on the back row. Her 10 brothers and sisters all attended More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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The First Aid Station at Camp Price on Droop Mountain is pictured here. Camp Price was established in 1935 by Civilian Conservation Corps at the site of the 1863 Civil War battle. When work was completed in 1937 More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Julian H. “Abe” Phillips, known to his friends as “Jack,” enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942 following his graduation from Green Bank High School. This photograph was taken after he finished basic More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

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The closing of the Federal Prison Camp at Mill Point as seen through the eyes of two staff members standing on the porch of an administration building. The minimum security U.S. federal prison opened for operation More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

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  Class picture of students at Marlinton Grade School taken on the steps of the Marlinton Methodist Church. The teacher standing front row center in the dark coat appears to be Ada Wooddell. If that’s correct More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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The Polar Axis Shaft for the 140-foot telescope at Green Bank arrives at Bartow for offloading in September of 1959. The telescope was completed in the spring of 1965 and was the largest equatorially mounted telescope More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, October 10th, 2014

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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. More...