Preserving Pocahontas

A sheep drive on Seneca Trail through the Beard Farm in Hillsboro. This photo was probably taken in the 1920s before the road was hard-surfaced and became Route 219. Courtesy of Sherman Beard, ID: PHP001438   Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org   or www.preservingpocahontas.org More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

The Women’s Sunday School Class at Frost Methodist Church, probably around 1960. The teacher was Rev. B. B. Mitchum. First row, seated, left to right: Louise Dilley, Stella Campbell, Goldie Fertig, Bertha Fertig, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Allen Blackhurst is at the podium in April 1970 during a ceremony to close the Cass School where he graduated in 1911. County educators and school officials are seated on the stage. They are, left to right: Mr. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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This replica of a pioneer home was built by T. S. McNeel and displayed at the Pocahontas County Fair in 1927. Mr. McNeel is pictured here with his exhibit. T. S. McNeel was elected Mayor of Marlinton in 1905 and More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

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Four happy couples are having an ice skating party on the Greenbrier River at Cass, West Virginia, in the early 1900s. This picture will surely bring back memories to all who remember the days when the river froze More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Edward Lewis Faulknier, at age 6, pulling a sled of snow on Rt. 39 in Huntersville. The Harry and Madeline McComb house is seen in the background as is the Huntersville Presbyterian Church. Eddie Faulknier was More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

Preserving Pocahontas wishes you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with this Christmas Card from The Waugh’s. Pictured on the card is little Miss Harriet Fay Waugh, born July 24, 1946, to Glen More...