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Panoramic view of Camp Watoga, Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 1525. The white stones in front of the flagpole at the left are arranged to spell out the name of the camp. Mr. Sid Neese was Superintendent of Camp Watoga and later became the senior project superintendent over the three camps that constructed the facilities at Watoga State Park. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

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Portrait of Jane Stobo Price, the daughter of Calvin Wells and Mabel Milligan Price. Jane Price was born in Marlinton on October 14, 1919. She married Basil Clair Sharp, who was killed during World War II. Together More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

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Students at the Cherry Grove School, date unknown. Cherry Grove School was located on Back Mountain, two miles north of the Hosterman Road intersection. Teachers at the school over the years were Lee Wooddell, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Members of the James B. and Rosella Phillips Family making apple butter at their farm on Buffalo Mountain, on the North Fork of Deer Creek near Arbovale, W.Va. Photo courtesy of Becky Sheets O-Brien, ID: PHP001418 Preserving More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

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Alfred Beckley McComb, proprietor of McComb’s Store in Huntersville, W.Va., pictured here at the age of 98. Born April 1, 1859, he was the son of James Price McComb and Eliza Ann Moore. He married Emma Alice More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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Portrait of Margaret Clarissa Sutton Arbogast, wife of Adam Arbogast for whose family Arbovale was named. The portrait was taken by Nestor Studios of Elkins, W.Va. She is pictured here at about 75 years of age. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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An unidentified small child stands on the running board of a car in front of the Stulting House, birthplace of Pearl S. Buck, in Hillsboro, W.Va. Photo courtesy of Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, ID: PSB000166 Access More...