Preserving Pocahontas

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  Owners J. Hamed and his brother, standing in front of J. Hamed and Brother General Store on Main Street in Marlinton, W.Va. in 1912. A large sign over the entrance announces the “greatest money and reducing sale ever held in Marliton.” Try to find two other misspelled words on the hand-painted sign. You’ll spot two signs advertising Selz More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

    Marian Tracy Bittle sent in this photograph along with the following description: Photo was taken outside the Brush Run Church in upper Pocahontas Co. during a Reunion of the seven living children More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

  The Big Flats (Edray) Extension Homemakers Club is seen here in about 1968. Front row l-r: Hulda Friel, Eula Friel, Flossie Campbell, Virgie Friel. Back row l-r: Flossie Beverage, Betty Rae Weiford – More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

A.W. Moore’s Diary This handwritten page from A.W. Moore’s Diary describes winter weather on his farm from January 13 to April 6, 1856. Andrew Washington Moore was the grandson of the Pioneer, Moses Moore, More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

        The Dunmore Grade School was built in the early part of 1900 on land given for the two-room school by Mr. Harry Moore. The first hot lunches were prepared in a building across the road. More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

          A fine team of horses, Dixie on the left and Master Jack on the right, pulls a wagon on its approach to the wooden bridge crossing the Greenbrier River in Marlinton. The photo More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

Picture postcard of the Dunmore Springs Service Station at Dunmore, W.Va. The proprietor was Mr. J.C. Jones. The picnic shelter at the springs can be seen in the background. Over the bank behind the service station More...