Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. PriceDuring the war, Huntersville was burned by Federal Troops sent in from the garrison at Beverly, to prevent it being a Confederate depot for military...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County- 1901 By William T. PriceHUNTERSVILLE – THE FIRST COUNTY SEATFor a number of years previous to the organization of the county, in 1821, Hun-tersville had been a public place, as...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price‘Mad Ann’March 22, 1858, it was the writer’s pleasure to visit Mrs. Smith, the aged mother of the late William Smith, who resided five and...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. PriceIn 1765 the Indians raided the Mayse home in Bath County, a few miles from Bath Alum. Joseph Mayse, aged 13 years, his mother, an...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. PriceThe Bridger Boys continued… Arrangements were quick- ly made to bring in the slain. John Cochran had brought a “half sled” to the fort and an old,...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. PriceTHE BRIDGER BOYSJohn and James Bridger were slain by Indians during the last raid made by Indians in what is now Pocahontas County. They were in...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

BIOGRAPHIC HENRY DILLEYAmong the early settlers of our county, Henry Dilley deserves more than a passing notice. He was one of the four Dilley brothers, one of whom was the late Martin Dilley. It is...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social CustomsFirst court continued...The next business transacted at this historic term of the court appears to have been the organization of...