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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, Nell Vanosdale. Back row, l – r: Jack Carpenter, Alice Blackhurst, John Williams, Gladys Vanosdale. (Pocahontas Co. Historical Society More...

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

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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

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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

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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...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

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Robert Lee McComb, Jr. was born in Marlinton November 24, 1948, the son of Robert L. and Nadine Eddy McComb. A graduate of Marlinton High School, he entered the U. S. Air Force on March 4, 1969, completing his More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Allen “Farmer” Blackhurst, pictured at right in the black hat, pouring molten metal in the Mower Lumber Company shop at Cass, W.Va. The other workers are unidentified. Photograph was probably taken around 1930. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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A portrait of the Edwin Lee Carter Family from the Pearl Carter Ward Collection. Left to right: Helen Carter, Ruth Carter, Eddie Carter and Robert Carter. Edwin Carter was the second son born of Lloyd Burton More...

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