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Preserving Pocahontas

This drawing shows the Town of Spruce in 1922 at the height of development of the pulp mill on Cheat Mountain. The original is in vibrant color. The name in the lower right corner...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Henry Pearley Sheets and Annette Rachel Sutton on their wedding day, October 20, 1915, at North Fork on Sutton Run in Arbovale, W.Va. Courtesy of Rebecca Sheets O’Brien ID: PHP001972Access...

Preserving Pocahontas

This roadside water fountain was built on Rt. 84 near Frost by the Civilian Conservation Corps at Camp Copperhead located on Bird Run. The photograph was taken in August, 1935. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society...

Preserving Pocahontas

John W. Rider is being baptized in Holy Hole on Cochran Creek at Rimel, W. Va.. in the summer of 1948. Courtesy of Thomas Rider ID: PHP003243Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at...

Preserving Pocahontas

Lewis Wickes Hine took this photograph near Hillsboro on October 6, 1921. He describes the photo as follows: “A Product of the 4-H Club. Gradie Walton, 17 yrs. old, - is very deficient in...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of young people in Huntersville, W.Va. The only person identified in this photograph is Jessie McComb who is on the far right. McComb/Pierson Collection, ID: PHP002620Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at...

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Sherman Hammons, of Williams River, competes in the fiddle competition at the 1975 Pioneer Days Mountain Music and Bluegrass Contest. The contest was held for a number of years and attracted musicians from...

Preserving Pocahontas

The old Bank of Marlinton building is the backdrop for this parade photo on Marlinton’s Main Street. The exact date of the photograph is unknown, but it is most likely a Fourth of July...

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