Preserving Pocahontas

George Douglas “G. D” McNeill is pictured on his farm in Buckeye where he was born on May 22, 1877. He received his early education at the one room school in Buckeye and the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Three men and a dog with two horse-drawn wagonloads of lumber beside the railroad track in Marlinton. C.J. Richardson Hardware and Furniture is in the background. Also visible is the water tower at left,...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Tomb Lumber Company Store at Watoga is the backdrop for a large group of workers and townspeople gathered for a photograph in the early 1900s. A sign on the storefront reads “ Cosby...

Preserving Pocahontas

An aerial photograph of Camp Thornwood taken in the winter of 1935. This Civilian Conservation Corps Camp was established in May 1933 on the East Fork of the Greenbrier River at the mouth of...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Happy New Year card comes from the G. Merl Faulknier Family, of Marlinton. The little gal in the picture is their daughter, Cindy. The year is probably 1953. Sharp Pierson Collection, ID: PHP002576 Access...

Preserving Pocahontas

This year’s Christmas card comes from the Nowlin Sheets Family and pictures the Huntersville Methodist Church in 1955. Look closely to the left and you will see the Huntersville School. Preserving Pocahontas wishes you...

Preserving Pocahontas

Sydenstricker Family Portrait – circa 1890 Presbyterian missionaries Rev. Absalom Sydenstricker and his wife, Caroline Stulting Sydenstricker, pictured here with three of their children, Edward, Arthur and Edith, in China. Arthur and Edith died...