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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,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Bruffey Reunion at Bruffey Creek Church August 26, 1933.  First row l to r: Bill Williams, Remus Williams, George Clendenin, Jr., Ike Williams.  Second row: Rumus Bruffey, Lorn Dale Clutter (baby), Jim Bruffey, Thompson...

Preserving Pocahontas

Workers are pictured in front of a building at CCC Camp Copperhead on Bird Run near Frost, W.Va. Civilian Conservation Corp Camp F-17 was established in 1935 and was closed in October 1937....

Preserving Pocahontas

George Washington Ebenezer Jasper Mace sitting on his porch steps in Mace, W.Va. Courtesy of Ellen Doyle, ID: PHP002305 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have historical records or...

Preserving Pocahontas

CCC Worker Charles Ault standing at the base of the tower at Camp Price during the construction of Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Courtesy of Mike Smith, ID: PHP000112 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library...

Preserving Pocahontas

A logging operation in northern Pocahontas County, probably near Arbovale. The photograph shows a number of fine looking horse teams and there appears to be a small train track running along the foot of...

Preserving Pocahontas

Maggie Hammons Parker, singer, banjo player and storyteller, is pictured here with a walking stick near her home at Stillwell, below Marlinton. Photograph taken in 1972 by Carl Fleischhauer. (Courtesy of Betty Rae Weiford,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Photographer Cal Gay captured this gala event on October 26, 1900 as people celebrated the arrival of the official “first train” to Marlinton. The train was actually the C&O construction train. Among the events...