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Preserving Pocahontas

Local photographer J. A. Arbogast took this picture of the James Elliott Family at Buffalo Mountain on November 26, 1903. Standing are Elizabeth Probst and James Elliott. Their sons are seated on the large...

Preserving Pocahontas

What a difference a century can make! This is one of my favorite photos of Marlinton, taken from the hill on the Seneca Trail side of the Greenbrier River. The town is in full...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Huntersville Presbyterian Church was built as a one-story structure in 1854 and served the community as a place of worship until 1971. In 1855, the women of Huntersville formed the Female Benevolent Society...

Preserving Pocahontas

Three unidentified children are standing beside the Huntersville School in this photo taken in the early 1920s. This building, with grades one through three on the first floor and grades four through six on...

Preserving Pocahontas

Phone company office worker Margaret Coberly at her desk in the Marlinton Office. Pocahontas Telephone Company was sold to Telephone Utilities of West Virginia in 1959 due to expanded demand for phone service created...

Preserving Pocahontas

This unidentified portrait was found at the home of J. Z. “Zack” and Erma McCarty Johnson in Edray. Please contact Preserving Pocahontas if you can identify the couple. Courtesy of Margaret Johnson Reynolds, ID:...

Preserving Pocahontas

Three couples pose in front of Shay Engine No. 2 at the old logging town of Spruce on Cheat Mountain. Courtesy of Keith Moore, ID: PHP003203 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or...

Preserving Pocahontas

This is a photograph of a painting made from a sketch. It is the home of Joseph Wooddell, which was located near what is now Green Bank. The photo was contributed by Dusty Wooddell,...