Published On: Thu, Dec 19th, 2013

Preserving Pocahontas

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PRESERV POCA BriggsBrothers1911This winter scene shows Gerry and Arthur Briggs with axes and a crosscut saw at an unknown timbering site in Pocahontas County. The photo dates to the early 1900s and may have been taken on Cheat Mountain near Spruce. Photo Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID: PHS002644


Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at   or www.preserv 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  Prints of photographs from the archives are available.

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