Preserving Pocahontas

A wagon loaded with Pioneer Days visitors arrives in the parking lot at the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum on July 11, 1970. Pocahontas County Pioneer Days was started in 1967 by the Historical Society upon the suggestion by then president Johnnie B. Hill. He and Robert Jacobson served as co-chairmen during the early years. The purpose More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

The Douthat Creek School, located on Douthat Creek, two and three-quarters mile from Rt. 39 near Minnehaha Springs. Originally called Lonely Dale School, it was established about 1867 and closed in 1937. Courtesy More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of John Letcher “Squire” Hudson and Margaret Virginia Gillispie Hudson Family in front of the Hudson Home in Green Bank, W.Va. around 1905. Standing l to r: Laura, Ethel, Ward, Hattie, Edward, Ora More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Claude Alfred Stimeling, of Marlinton, served during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. Entering service on April 29, 1942, Stimeling was one of the early inductees photographed at the Courthouse More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Preserving Pocahontas

Frank W. Harper and workers kilning brick on Hamilton Hill in Marlinton around the turn of the century. Bricks from this kiln were used in the construction of the Pocahontas County Courthouse, the Bank of Marlinton More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mann are pictured with their family on the porch of the Mann home at Indian Draft near Edray, W.Va. Children on porch: Ruby and Earl. Sitting on steps: Gary and John. Bettie is seated in upstairs More...

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

Preserving Pocahontas

Sisters Gladys and Marjorie Warwick were the children of Otis D. Warwick and Annie May Carter Warwick, married June 28, 1893. Gladys Marie, pictured on the left, was born October 17, 1895 at Green Bank. Marjorie More...

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