Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price The sketches which are embodied in this work have appeared in The Pocahontas Times, and have thus been scanned by the person interested, and an...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price The first newspaper to be published in his county was the Pocahontas Times, founded in 1882 at Huntersville, and later Marlinton, and ceased to be...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price It may not be inappropriate at this time to embody some facts concerning the development of the county in the last decade of the 19th...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price April 1828 – The county is laid off into three districts. The upper end as low down as Sitlington Creek, then down to the mouth...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901   FROM THE COUNTY RECORDS At April Term, 1826, two gentlemen were indicted for horse racing on the public road. Against another for retailing spirituous liquors by the small measures...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Averill’s Retreat In December 1863, General Averill’s army suddenly appeared on the crest of the river ridge opposite Hillsboro, and covered the face of the country...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price In the early summer of 1865, the Rev. M. D. Dunlap and W. T. Price were engaged in the first sacramental meeting held after the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price The first published notice of preaching services at Huntersville occurs in the diary of the Rev. S. B. Witt, a Baptist minister. He spent a...
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