Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price In regard to educational interests, Huntersville has had some good schools. About the year 1841, a chartered Academy was built near the place now occupied...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price During the war, Huntersville was burned by Federal Troops sent in from the garrison at Beverly, to prevent it being a Confederate depot for military...

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 ‘Mad Ann’ March 22, 1858, it was the writer’s pleasure to visit Mrs. Smith, the aged mother of the late William Smith, who resided five and...

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 The Bridger Boys continued… Arrangements were quick- ly made to bring in the slain. John Cochran had brought a “half sled” to the fort and an old,...

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

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...
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