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Students and teacher in front of the Gum Spring School located on Sheets Road between Green Bank and Dunmore, W.Va. The frame structure was built in 1908 and closed in the 1920s. The building was still standing in 1981. The first teacher was Vincent Clay McCoy, probably in this picture. Other teachers: Ollie Edmiston, Floyd Winters, Clara Sheets, More...

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

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  This photograph of Pocahontas County Enlistees is one of many in our World War II Enlistees Photo Exhibit. The picture was taken in front of the Courthouse, and that is all we know. Please contact the Preservation More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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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. 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...