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

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

HILLSBORO COMMUNITY History of Pocahontas County ~ 1981 Hillsboro, located in a rich and beautiful upland valley, is named for Richard Hill, the pioneer from North Carolina, who built his home on a good farm in...

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

The History of Spruce Shared by Keith Moore With the completion of the railroad to the top of the mountain in 1901, the number of men multiplied as the cutting and shipping of pulpwood increased. With...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

HISTORY OF DUNMORE By Ella Pritchard continued.. W. J. Cackley and B. F. McElwee built the house where J....

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 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...