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

Pioneering in Old Pokey By Billy Hill Round-Up Time and Cattle Drives Like the story of wagon trains, round-ups and cattle drives are associated with the ‘Old West,” but before the advent of the railroad up the...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Letter to the Editor March 24, 1927 Mr. Calvin W. Price, Editor; It was with much interest “The History of Dunmore Community,” by Miss Ella Pritchard was read. As I grow riper in years, my heart inclines more...

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

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~1901 By William T. Price Among the prosperous citizens of Pocahontas County in its early development, Christopher Herold deserves recognition of a special character. He was of pure German parentage –...