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, ID: PSB000166 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preserv ingpocahontas.org If More...

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

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 Lizzie Sharp Dilley family. Please More...

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

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 Ollie McMillion. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

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 More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

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, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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 Charlotta Riley, ID: More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

This portrait of the William Shinaberry Family was sent in by Priscilla Shields Waldman along with the following description: For purposes of dating this photograph, the girl standing in the front, Genevieve Nettie More...