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...

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

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price THE BRIDGER BOYS John and James Bridger were slain by Indians during the last raid made by Indians in what is now Pocahontas County. They were in...

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

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....

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

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. 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...
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