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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~1821-2021

NEW HIGHWAY FOLLOWS OLD INDIAN TRAIL ROUTE Birmingham, Alabama Herald The Pocahontas Times September 15, 1927 Through Tucker, Randolph, Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Monroe and Mercer counties, West Virginia, runs the Seneca Trail, which before long will be known as...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

PIONEERS COME TO THE FORESTS Based on Tumult on the Mountains Dr. Roy B. Clarkson The first white men to settle in this area arrived in the Eastern Panhandle in the early part of the 18th century....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

ABOUT THE COUNTRY June 26, 1924 Continued One reason that bears are increasing so rapidly in the black forest on the western edge of Pocahontas is the fact that every family no longer keeps a pair of...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

ABOUT THE COUNTRY June 26, 1924 The Pocahontas Times Samuel Gibson got himself a fine big two year old bear in a trap on Gauley Mountain Friday morning. He made his set a mile or so from...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

History of Edray Community By S. B. Moore Continued My father, Isaac Moore, settled in the woods where I now live. Father’s house was a hewed log house, about 16 x 20 feet; shaved shingle roof, chinked...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

HISTORY OF EDRAY COMMUNITY By S. B. Moore The Pocahontas Times November 4, 1926 Edray community is bounded on the west by Stony Creek range of mountains; on the north by Elk Mountain, to the top of Slippery...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

An Old Mystery The Pocahontas Times October 5, 1899 One of the most extraordinary scenes ever witnessed in a courtroom took place at this court. Last spring, Enos R. Sharp testified that Scott Kelley or Scott Bowers...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

AN OLD MYSTERY The Pocahontas Times June 8, 1899 Continued... About 1890, Dick Knapp disappeared from his home near Edray, and it has always been believed that he was murdered, tho the failure to find the body has...