Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Name the major Indian trail through Pocahontas County. A. Seneca or Warrior’s Trail Q. What U. S. route follows this trial from New York to Georgia? A. U. S. Rt. 219 Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What Boy Scout Reservation was established in Pocahontas County in 1960? A. Buckskin Scout Reservation at Dilleys Mill Q. Where is a stand of virgin spruce protected by the national forest in Pocahontas County. A. Gaudineer...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What three turnpikes were built through Pocahontas County between 1836 and 1849? A. Staunton-Parkersburg, Lewisburg to Beverly, and Warm Springs to Huntersville. Q. What three schools were built as preparatory schools to the University of...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What was the population of Pocahontas County in the 2010 census? A. 8,719. Q. Name at least one fort in Pocahontas County built as a refuge from the Indians. A. Warwick at Green Bank, Days or...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the highest point in Pocahontas County? A. Bald Knob at an altitude of 4,848 feet. Q. What is the lowest point in Pocahontas County? A. Where the Greenbrier River goes out of the county...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the oldest church building in Pocahontas County and where is it? A. Hamlin Chapel, on Stony Creek. Q. Name the municipalities in Pocahontas County. A. Durbin, Marlinton and Hillsboro. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County –...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What battle fought in Pocahontas County was the most extensive Civil War conflict in the State? A. The Battle of Droop Mountain. Q. What Civil War battles were fought in the northern end of Pocahontas...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Name the places in Pocahontas County where Robert E. Lee had temporary headquarters in 1861. A. Huntersville, Marlins Bottom, Linwood Q. What church was used as barracks by Union troops and a hospital by Confederates? A....