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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

HISTORY OF DUNMORE COMMUNITY By Ella Pritchard Continued Robert Dunlap McCutchan married Elizabeth Youel Lockridge, of Goshen, Virginia, and settled on Thomas Creek in 1825. While they are not pioneers, they came to Pocahontas county soon after the organization of the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Pioneering in Old Pokey (These stories are written by Ben Blankenship, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, who decided he wouldn’t hide behind the name of Billy Hill – Hillbilly reversed.) A Railroad Comes to Marlinton Oh, listen to...

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

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 The sketches which are embodied in this work have appeared in The Pocahontas Times, and have thus been scanned by the person interested, and an...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Over 80 By Annie Cromer Published March 1, 1973 I went to see Jennie Bell Slaven about helping me write an article on the history of Durbin. She is an interesting person with a remarkably keen...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Over 80 By Annie Cromer Published March 1, 1973 Jennie Bell Slaven’s stories, continued I will give this paper that I wrote for Evelyn Lee, Oscar’s daughter, to you. It is some history of our Slaven family. Durbin, July...

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...

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