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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the largest state park in West Virginia? A. Watoga Q. What is the longest state park in West Virginia? A. The Greenbrier River Trail. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price Distinctive...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the anticline near Huntersville called? A. Devil’s Backbone Q. What are the four land districts of the county? A. Green Bank, Huntersville, Edray and Little Levels. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Pocahontas County lies entirely in what national forest? A. Monongahela National Forest Q. In what region of the county is found a misplaced tract of arctic tundra? A. Cranberry Glades   Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. How many rivers flow into Pocahontas? A. None Q. How does the average altitude of Pocahontas compare with other counties east of the Rockies? A. Highest average altitude. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

The History of Spruce Shared by Keith Moore With the completion of the railroad to the top of the mountain in 1901, the number of men multiplied as the cutting and shipping of pulpwood increased. With...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the area of Pocahontas County? A. 942 square miles Q. How does our county compare in size with other counties in West Virginia? A. Third. Randolph is the largest county; Greenbrier is second largest. Historical...