Preserving Pocahontas

Logs lie on the ground ready for removal as the site is cleared for the lake at Watoga State Park. View is looking east. The lake was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company...

Preserving Pocahontas

This portrait was taken by Cal Gay, owner of Gay’s Studio in Marlinton. The little girl is unidentified. The date is 1930s to early 1940s. Please contact Preserving Pocahontas with information on the photo....

Preserving Pocahontas

Members of the Over The Top 4-H Club in 1931. Standing left to right: Delena Dean, Marie Busch. Seated left to right: Alta Dean, Raymond Dean, Elvie Busch, Charles Busch. Ernest W. Burr was...

Preserving Pocahontas

This is one of those photographs that just grabs your eye! It shows a Campbell Lumber Company log train that has derailed – location unknown. Look closely and you can see how badly the...

Preserving Pocahontas

This printed program for a Piano Recital by Pupils of Mrs. Mildred Seagraves comes from the early 1950s and belonged to Sybil Davis. The students listed on the program are: Theresa Smith, Mary Catherine...

Preserving Pocahontas

A large group of singers performing on stage at the Pocahontas County Fairgrounds at Riverside just north of Marlinton. Men on horses can be seen on the left. Barn and stables are in the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Workers with the Civilian Conservation Corps are erecting a plaque in memory of T. M. Cheek on Pyles Mountain at Watoga State Park. Mr. Cheek was the first chief of the West Virginia State...