Pres. Poca

This great photograph from the Pocahontas County Fair in the 1920s comes from Maxie Gum, of Green Bank. It pictures six musicians playing banjos and fiddles under a tree at the Fairgrounds near Marlinton, W.Va. Left to right: George Taylor, Rosco Brown, Clinton Akers, Frank Ashford, Scott Durnell and Jim Sutton. Courtesy of Maxie Gum, ID: PHP000771

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at http://www.pocahontaspreservation.org or http://www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have photographs or documents to be scanned for the county Historical Archive Project contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email info@pocahontaspreservation.org Prints of photographs from the archives are available.

 

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