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   FROM THE COUNTY RECORDS At April Term, 1826, two gentlemen were indicted for horse racing on the public road. Against another for retailing spirituous liquors by the small measures...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Averill’s Retreat In December 1863, General Averill’s army suddenly appeared on the crest of the river ridge opposite Hillsboro, and covered the face of the country...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price In the early summer of 1865, the Rev. M. D. Dunlap and W. T. Price were engaged in the first sacramental meeting held after the...

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

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...