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

Pioneering in Old Pokey By Billy Hill Ice Break-up and Log Drive It was about 1897 or ’98 that the writer went to stay with “Uncle George and Aunt Lou” Clendenen, who acted as my foster parents....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What kind of logs were floated in the log drives on Knapps Creek and the Greenbrier River to the mill in Ronceverte? A. Pine Q. Where is the camp that hosts the National Science...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. Where in Pocahontas County was a federal prison camp from 1938 to 1959? A. Cranberry Glades area, with an address of Mill Point. Q. The Ridge and Valley and the Alleghany Plateau are the two...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What national program during the Great Depression made jobs for young men who planted trees, built fire roads, built Watoga State Park cabins, lake and administration building? A. CCC Q. What is the full name...

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

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~1901 By William T. Price Among the prosperous citizens of Pocahontas County in its early development, Christopher Herold deserves recognition of a special character. He was of pure German parentage –...

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...