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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

From the Archives of The Pocahontas Times February 12, 1903 FATAL FIGHT WITH PISTOLS Granville Messer, as special constable, attempted to arrest Wm. J. Colley; the two men engaged in a desperate fight with pistols and both were...

Pocahontas County Centennial ~ 1821-2021

From the Archives of The Pocahontas Times Wise men are cautious about new legislation and rightly so, for self interest is at the bottom of most of it. If there were need of it, it would...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

From the archives of The Pocahontas Times General M. J. McNeel was the holder of the lucky number 001718, which drew the Winchester rifle given by C. J. Richardson at his 28th anniversary sale. - -...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

January 27, 1927 The Pocahontas Times Continued… Lee had not seen any of the spruce woods. His camps were all in hardwood territory where a man may walk with some degree of comfort and speed. But to...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~1821-2021

January 27, 1927 continued… Lee made his main camp on the Seneca Trail twenty miles north of Marlinton. All the histories say that he rested on Valley Mountain. That is true, in part, for that...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

January 27, 1927 edition Continued from last week… It is the intention of this article to relate how Cheat Mountain got the collective goat of an army in war time and changed the history of the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

The Pocahontas Times January 27, 1927 A mountaineer is an inhabitant of a mountain region as opposed to lowlander who lives on the levels or low lying lands. The mountaineer is the wilder of the two....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Excerpts from The Huntersville Road Calvin W. Price Thursday, April 26, 1928 This is supposed to be the last of the series under the title of the Huntersville road. It has been said that I got stalled...