Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs Owing to climatic influences, life with our ancestors was a hard, continuous struggle for mere existence, and hence, the accumulation of...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Where in Pocahontas County was a federal prison camp from 1938 to 1959? A. Cranberry Glades area, with an address of Mill Point. Q. The Ridge and Valley and the Alleghany Plateau are the two...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What year were Hillsboro, Marlinton and Green Bank high schools consolidated into Pocahontas County High School. A. 1970 Q. Where was the highest Confederate campground in the Civil War located in Pocahontas County. A. Top of...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the common name for Rt. 150? A. Scenic Highway Q. When was the courthouse in Marlinton built? A. 1894 Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs Persons knowing but...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Where was the first CCC camp in Pocahontas County? A. Thornwood, followed shortly by Seneca and Watoga. Q. What national work program built roads, sidewalks, indexed deeds and other records at the courthouse, and painted...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What national program during the Great Depression made jobs for young men who planted trees, built fire roads, built Watoga State Park cabins, lake and administration building? A. CCC Q. What is the full name...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What kind of logs were floated in the log drives on Knapps Creek and the Greenbrier River to the mill in Ronceverte? A. Pine Q. Where is the camp that hosts the National Science...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What railroad went the length of the county from Durbin to Caldwell in Greenbrier County? A. Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Q. When did this railroad come into Pocahontas County? A. 1900 Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County –...