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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

In Memory of William Sharp, Sr. Submitted by the family on the occasion of the 2019 Charles J. and Ora Belle Sharp Family ReunionThe footprints of the name Sharp have been indelibly imprinted on this...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, July 12, 1928STATE PARK DEDICATED BIG CROWD CELEBRATES THE FOURTH ON DROOPLast Wednesday, July 4, the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park was dedicated in due form. Governor Howard M. Gore received it for the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, July 5, 1928The will of the late M. S. Woods, of Jacox, was recorded in the clerk’s office last week.After a number of bequests to relatives, Mr. Woods gave $500 for repairing and...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

June 28, 1928STATE PARK TO BE DEDICATED ON JULY 4THThe Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park will be dedicated on Wednesday, July 4th.Hon. John D. Sutton, chairman of the Droop Mountain Battlefield Commission, will...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 11, 1935The words of wisdom of Governor John J. Cornwell, as spoken at the annual older boys conference held at Wheeling under the auspices of the Young Men’s Christian Association.continued…Familiar as all...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 11, 1935Read the words of wisdom of Governor John J. Cornwell, as spoken at the annual older boys conference held at Wheeling under the auspices of the Young Men’s Christian Association:If I...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 2, 1935continued...Talking about lost men in these mountains, I would say that for wholesale disappearance the “Sandy Creek Voyage” holds the record. This was a demonstration in force against the Indian towns...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 2, 1935My 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...

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