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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

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 in Durbin...

Preserving Pocahontas

A tintype from the early 1900s is a portrait of an unidentified woman with a young boy. They are possibly members of the John Watson and Lizzie Sharp Dilley family. Photo courtesy of...

Preserving Pocahontas

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...

Preserving Pocahontas

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...

Preserving Pocahontas

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,...

Preserving Pocahontas

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,...

Preserving Pocahontas

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...