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  The Junior Willing Workers at an unknown location in Marlinton, W.Va. Their leader, Mrs. John McLaughlin, is pictured on the back row at the far right. The photograph was taken by Cal Gay on March 3, 1923. Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID: PHS004491 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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    Lena Weatherholt, a long-time employee at the A & P Store in Marlinton, is pictured here receiving the Certificate of Appreciation from the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. Making the presentation More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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Names of Pocahontas County residents were listed on the Honor Roll as they entered active military duty during World War II. The large billboard stood at the corner of Eighth Street and Third Avenue in Marlinton, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

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                      The Marlinton High School Band marches up Court Street for the send off of World War II Inductees. The Band Director, Miss Edith May, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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  Smoke billows over the landscape as Shay No. 1 and Shay No. 4 haul cars of passengers to Whittaker Station on the Cass Scenic Railroad. The State Park opened in 1963, West Virginia’s Centennial Year. On More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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This double wedding took place on New Year’s Day 1913 near Arbovale, W.Va. Back row: Rev. and Mrs. Henderson. Front row, left to right: Charles Gum, Flora Gillispie, Clyde Gillispie-groom, Laura Ervin-bride, More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

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This great photograph from the Pocahontas County Fair in the 1920s comes from Maxie Gum, of Green Bank. It pictures six musicians playing banjos and fiddles under a tree at the Fairgrounds near Marlinton, W.Va. More...