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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

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

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

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...

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

Thursday, May 11, 1935 The words of wisdom of Governor John J. Cornwell, as spoken at the annual older boys conference held at Wheeling under the auspices of the Young Men’s Christian Association. continued… Familiar as all...

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

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...

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