Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What state park has strange and interesting rock formations with holes that could serve as dens and spaces that could be streets? A. Beartown Q. What Cass teacher and author wrote novels about logging and...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

A GRUELING FOOT RACE By Si Sharp History of Pocahontas County ~ 1981 From about 1885 until 1914, there was an English settlement between Mingo and Linwood. These cultured, educated and good clean sport-minded families played soccer...

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

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

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

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs Owing to climatic influences, life with our ancestors was a hard, continuous struggle for mere existence, and hence, the accumulation of...

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

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...