Preserving Pocahontas

Farm scene at John D. Gay’s at Edray, north of Marlinton, W.Va. The photo shows men and a small child on horses, women with a horse and buggy, cows, a herd of sheep and...

Preserving Pocahontas

Smith Hammons, as photographed by Carl Fleishhauer in 1973, seated on the porch of his home in Hillsboro. He is holding an old photo of his father, Edden Hammons, and other pictures of his...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Hannah School was located on Old Field Fork of Elk River, three miles south of Slaty Fork. It was built in 1915 and closed in 1930. This photograph shows the teacher at right...

Preserving Pocahontas

This page from the Mt. Zion Church Record of Scholars shows the membership list as recorded on May 24, 1914. The record includes name, age and gender. Names are as follows: W. H. Dilley,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Gretchen Edith Elliott holding her pet cat near the Elliott homeplace at Boyer Crossing. The daughter of Rufus H. and Clemma Grogg Elliott, Gretchen was born at Winterburn on May 31, 1913 and passed...

Preserving Pocahontas

This music box, part of the Pocahontas County Historical Society Collection at its museum, was made by a Swiss company, Paillard. The company opened a factory in 1875 in Sainte Croix, Switzerland, and made...

Preserving Pocahontas

A passenger train and a freight train on the Greenbrier Division of the C&O Railroad were stuck in the snow at Droop Mountain February 8 and 9, 1905. Photo taken by a passenger, Mrs....