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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, Edgar Gragg, Clara Sheets, Leona Pennybaker, Madge Weiford, Charlie Spencer, Minnie Parg, Mona Colaw, and Emma Burner. The school was closed More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Friday, September 30th, 2016

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, ID: PHP001418 Preserving More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

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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 married Emma Alice More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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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 of age. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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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, ID: PSB000166 Access More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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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 Lizzie Sharp Dilley family. Please More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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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 Ollie McMillion. More...