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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 1, 1916 This year there were two graduates from the Marlinton High School, Miss Pearl Carter and Miss May Burns. They received their diplomas at the graduating exercises held in the Opera House last...

125 Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1890 The Pocahontas Times Huntersville, West Virginia A dispatch from Memphis, Tenn., dated Nov. 28, says: “James Stockton met his wife here today for the first time since the Johnstown flood. They had mourned each...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 25, 1917 A big tide in the Greenbrier river Monday. - - - At the annual meeting of the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department last Monday night, J. A. Sydenstricker was recommended to the Town Council...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 12, 1914 The town of Marlinton can now begin to put on a few airs and take her place with the rest of the famous cities of the world. A brand new, all steel,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 14, 1916 CAUGHT A SNAKE The last snake of the season was caught at the mouth of Beaver Creek December 8, by Arthur Long, 12 years old. It was a copperhead, 40 inches long,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 19, 1914 BIG FIRE IN THE NIGHT Saved again. A bad fire broke out Thursday night at 12:30 in a block of wooden buildings owned by W. B. Sharp at the corner of Main Street...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 30, 1914 Take an ounce of war news and expand it so that it will fill four pages of paper and you make a sop so thin, that it is liable to founder the...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1915 Last Friday evening the big five passenger Overland car belonging to Z. S. Smith caught fire and was burned up. Mr. Smith attempted to drive the car up the hill near...