Preserving Pocahontas

A large group of men, women and children are gathered on the grounds at Marvin Chapel Church, one mile north of Mill Point, W.Va. Automobiles are visible in back under the trees. Courtesy of Charlotta Riley, ID: PHP002395 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preserv ingpocahontas.org More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

This portrait of the William Shinaberry Family was sent in by Priscilla Shields Waldman along with the following description: For purposes of dating this photograph, the girl standing in the front, Genevieve Nettie More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Coach P. C. Brummage’s Marlinton High School Basketball Team 1956-1957. First row, l-r: Larry Burns, Eugene Hannah, Tom Burns, Norval Waugh, Letcher Simmons, Eugene Stuart. Second row, l-r: Bill Hockenberry, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

The wedding of Mabel O. Wilson and Allen E. Burner, M.D. took place in Durbin December 20, 1917. Front row, l – r: Ethyl Levisay, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burner. Second row, l – r: Rev. J. P. Atkins, Clyde Carpenter, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Preserving Pocahontas celebrates the 50th Annual Pioneer Days with this photograph of the first Pioneer Day Parade in 1967. A pair of walkers in pioneer dress make their way along Main Street in Marlinton as children More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Sam Brill’s 1956 Majorettes are in dress uniform on the football field behind Marlinton High School. Pictured left to right: Head Majorette Dreama McNellan, Sandra Shelton, Pam Smith, Louise Currence, Donna Jean More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

The Minnehaha Springs Homemakers Club Float features the Indian Princess Pocahontas in an early Pioneer Days Parade. Date is unknown, but most likely 1966 or 1967. The photo was taken from the second floor of Jim More...

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