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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the oldest church building in Pocahontas County and where is it? A. Hamlin Chapel, on Stony Creek. Q. Name the municipalities in Pocahontas County. A. Durbin, Marlinton and Hillsboro. Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County –...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What railroad went the length of the county from Durbin to Caldwell in Greenbrier County? A. Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Q. When did this railroad come into Pocahontas County? A. 1900 Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County –...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

January 27, 1927 edition Continued from last week… It is the intention of this article to relate how Cheat Mountain got the collective goat of an army in war time and changed the history of the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

We had a request for a copy of the following article from the August 17, 1905 edition of The Pocahontas Times. This story has been told and retold through the years, so we offer...

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

From the Archives of The Pocahontas Times February 12, 1903 FATAL FIGHT WITH PISTOLS Granville Messer, as special constable, attempted to arrest Wm. J. Colley; the two men engaged in a desperate fight with pistols and both were...

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

ABOUT THE COUNTRY June 26, 1924 Continued One reason that bears are increasing so rapidly in the black forest on the western edge of Pocahontas is the fact that every family no longer keeps a pair of...