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

HISTORY OF DUNMORE By Ella Pritchard continued.. W. J. Cackley and B. F. McElwee built the house where J....

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs Now, putting all that has appeared in these articles on applied history in review, we may learn something of the motives...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Pioneering in Old Pokey By Billy Hill Round-Up Time and Cattle Drives Like the story of wagon trains, round-ups and cattle drives are associated with the ‘Old West,” but before the advent of the railroad up the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price In 1765 the Indians raided the Mayse home in Bath County, a few miles from Bath Alum. Joseph Mayse, aged 13 years, his mother, an...

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. What is the common name for Rt. 150? A. Scenic Highway Q. When was the courthouse in Marlinton built? A. 1894 Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs Persons knowing but...

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...