Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

ABOUT THE COUNTRY June 26, 1924 The Pocahontas Times Samuel Gibson got himself a fine big two year old bear in a trap on Gauley Mountain Friday morning. He made his set a mile or so from...

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

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price The first published notice of preaching services at Huntersville occurs in the diary of the Rev. S. B. Witt, a Baptist minister. He spent a...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, April 17, 1930 Trout season opened on Tuesday, and the streams were crowded. Weather and water were just right, and the trout plentiful. The early birds did not wait until daylight, but were ready...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs In reference to the ancestry of our people: It is noticeable that the predominating element, as to numbers, trace their ancestry to...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County- 1901 By William T. Price HUNTERSVILLE – THE FIRST COUNTY SEAT For a number of years previous to the organization of the county, in 1821, Hun-tersville had been a public place, as...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price April 1828 – The county is laid off into three districts. The upper end as low down as Sitlington Creek, then down to the mouth...

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 –...