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  A street scene from the Town of Durbin shows the dirt street and wooden sidewalk in front of the Durbin Post Office around 1910. Peeking through your “looking glass” you will spot the first postmaster, Mr. N. B. Arbogast, standing with crutches in the side doorway. Postmasters following Mr. Arbogast included C. F. Hull, Dr. S. A. Willhide, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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This large group of loggers, women and children are standing on the porch of a boarding house in the lumber town of Denmar. In 1910 the Maryland Lumber Co. purchased more than 16,000 acres of timber here, which More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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Students and teacher in front of the Gum Spring School located on Sheets Road between Green Bank and Dunmore, W.Va. The frame structure was built in 1908 and closed in the 1920s. The building was still standing More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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  This photograph of Pocahontas County Enlistees is one of many in our World War II Enlistees Photo Exhibit. The picture was taken in front of the Courthouse, and that is all we know. Please contact the Preservation More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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  The Junior Willing Workers at an unknown location in Marlinton, W.Va. Their leader, Mrs. John McLaughlin, is pictured on the back row at the far right. The photograph was taken by Cal Gay on March 3, 1923. More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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    Lena Weatherholt, a long-time employee at the A & P Store in Marlinton, is pictured here receiving the Certificate of Appreciation from the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. Making the presentation More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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Names of Pocahontas County residents were listed on the Honor Roll as they entered active military duty during World War II. The large billboard stood at the corner of Eighth Street and Third Avenue in Marlinton, More...