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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

Men with two teams of workhorses at Camp No. 1 on the North Fork of Deer Creek near Arbovale in the 1920s. Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID PHS000420 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital...

Preserving Pocahontas

    Lena Weatherholt, a long-time employee at the A & P Store in Marlinton, is pictured here receiving the Certificate of Appreciation from the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. Making the presentation is Robert Miller,...

October 25, 2013

Three of the telephone operators during the last year of the switchboard system at the phone company office in Marlinton. Pictured left to right are Jean McKenney, Saundra Kershner Gilmore and Wynona Rogers. The...

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....

Preserving Pocahontas

The wedding of Mabel O. Wilson and Allen E. Burner, M.D. took place in Durbin December 20, 1917. Front row, l – r: Ethyl Levisay, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burner. Second row,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Linda Reynolds and Nancy Harper, in their pioneer garb, prepare to take a surrey ride during the first Pioneer Days in 1967. Surrey, covered wagons and buckboards were part of the early transportation system...

Preserving Pocahontas

Basil Clair Sharp was born in Frost, W.Va. on June 28, 1914, the son of Ernest Gilmer and Mary Jordan Sharp. He was a graduate of Marlinton High School and Davis & Elkins College....

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