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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Letter to the Editor March 24, 1927 Mr. Calvin W. Price, Editor; It was with much interest “The History of Dunmore Community,” by Miss Ella Pritchard was read. As I grow riper in years, my heart inclines more...

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

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs In reference to the ancestry of our people it may be inferred that our citizenship is of a composite character, German,...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

BIOGRAPHIC HENRY DILLEY Among the early settlers of our county, Henry Dilley deserves more than a passing notice. He was one of the four Dilley brothers, one of whom was the late Martin Dilley. It is...

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

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs First court continued... The next business transacted at this historic term of the court appears to have been the organization of...

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

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 –...