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Cattle are grazing on Crooked Fork (of Old Field Fork) of Elk River near Slaty Fork. The stereogram was created around 1915 by local photographer Harvey Bright. A stereogram is a pair of two-dimensional panels mounted side-by-side. The left picture represents what the left eye would see, and likewise for the right picture. When the stereogram is observed More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

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  Pocahontas County men called into service during World War II are photographed by Cal Gay on their reporting day at the Pocahontas County Courthouse on December 29, 1942. This photo belonged to Elton Wade, More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

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Two Pocahontas County School Buses parked on the football field behind Marlinton High School in the early 1940s. Pocahontas County Historical Society Collection, ID: PHS002520 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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  Travellers’ Repose in Bartow, pictured on this postcard from the early 1900s, is located on the old stage turnpike midway between Staunton, Virginia, and Parkersburg, West Virginia. The “famous old hostelry” More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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  A group of unidentified young women are seen standing on the front steps at the Huntersville School. The photograph was probably taken in the late 1920s. Please contact Preserving Pocahontas if you can identify More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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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, 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...