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Friday, April 28, 2017

Preserving Pocahontas

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...

Preserving Pocahontas

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,...

Preserving Pocahontas

This portrait of an unknown girl was taken by Cal Gay at his Forest Art Gallery in Marlinton around 1909. The young lady could possibly be a member of the John Watson Dilley and...

Preserving Pocahontas

Orville McMillion (born Sept 9, 1919) at left and Lola Gray McMillion (born Oct 19, 1917) at right, in front of C.J. Richardson Hardware in Marlinton, W.Va. They were the children of Walter and...

Preserving Pocahontas

Seven unidentified lumberjacks pose on felled logs with their “tools of the trade” in northern Pocahontas County during the early 1900s. The young man seated in the center is holding a beautiful spaniel on...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Birdie Blanche Gibson Varner, of Elk Community near Slaty Fork, W.Va. She was the daughter of James Gibson and Martha Susan Hannah and married Harry Collett Varner. Archives, Pearl Carter Ward Collection,...

Preserving Pocahontas

A large group of men, women and children are gathered on the grounds at Marvin Chapel Church, one mile north of Mill Point, W.Va. Automobiles are visible in back under the trees. Courtesy of...