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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 2, 1935 My friend Moody Moore, close observer of things in general and out of doors things in particular, has been telling me for years of an Indian grave on the old road...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 25, 1938 WILD HOGS When we came to Pyles Mountain thirteen years ago, a heavy crop of mast fell most every fall, and bands of wild hogs roamed the woods, fattening on the mast....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 18, 1933 In the big wind storm Monday afternoon, five big sugar trees were blown down around the residence of Mr. E. J. Shanahan, on Elk Mountain, above Edray. A silo was blown...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

GREENBANK LAND GRANTS October 23, 1934 Continued Now, going back to the lands of the early settlers of the Greenbank community, we find that the town of Greenbank is situated on the lands of grants of Jacob...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

GREENBANK LAND GRANTS continued A grant for 44,000 acres was issued to Thomas Wilson in 1795. His tract of land lies between the town of Marlinton including the town of Dunmore and near the site of...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

GREENBANK LAND GRANTS October 23, 1934 R. W. Brown, Surveyor Greenbank, W. Va. Dear Cal; Some time ago you asked me to write you a list, or something, concerning the original patents or land grants of the Greenbank community....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, April 17, 1930 Trout season opened on Tuesday, and the streams were crowded. Weather and water were just right, and the trout plentiful. The early birds did not wait until daylight, but were ready...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, April 8, 1909 BIG SLIDE The entire top of the mountain at New River Falls, two miles east of Sandstone, in Summers county, broke away Sunday afternoon and thundered down the slopes, much of the...

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