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The photograph of Camp Black Mountain, F-15, Marlinton, W.Va. was probably taken shortly after its construction in 1935. This Civilian Conservation Corps Camp was home to the 2589th Company and was located on Williams River above the mouth of Big Laurel Creek. Camp Black Mountain was established in July of 1935, closed in March 1939, and re-opened More...

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

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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 More...

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

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    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

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  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

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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

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        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

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          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...