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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 the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have historical records More...

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By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

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Merry Christmas 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 More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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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, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

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Aretos Arbogast and Young Timbering Crew Aretos Phelps Arbogast is pictured here with his young timbering crew in northern Pocahontas County, circa 1906. Left to right: Aretos Phelps Arbogast, Lelan Arbogast, Lawrence More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

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PCHS Queen’s Court – 1972 Homecoming Queen and her court at Pocahontas County High School Homecoming in 1972. Seated: Escort Kenny Kellison and Queen June Starks. Standing l-r: Sophomores, Mark Mitchell More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

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Basil Clair Sharp was born in Frost, W.Va. on June 28, 1914, the son of Ernest Gilmer and Mary Jordan Sharp. He was a graduate of Marlinton High School and Davis & Elkins College. He and his wife, Jane Price, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

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This beautiful aerial view in northern Pocahontas County shows the town of Frank and the Pocahontas Tanning Company. Commonly known as the Durbin Tannery, the Pocahontas Tanning Company was incorporated in 1902 More...