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                      The Marlinton High School Band marches up Court Street for the send off of World War II Inductees. The Band Director, Miss Edith May, can be seen at right. Ramona Sharp, of Slatyfork, is...

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A portrait of Jacob Beard and Blanche Harper, whose wedding is described in this announcement from The Pocahontas Times: “Jacob W. Beard and Miss Blanche Harper were married Wednesday, June 30, 1903, at the residence...

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Alfred Beckley McComb, proprietor of McComb’s Store in Huntersville, W.Va., pictured here at the age of 98. Born April 1, 1859, he was the son of James Price McComb and Eliza Ann Moore. He...

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A lone car of lumber rests at Burruss Lumber Company on December 20, 1978. William P. McNeel took this photograph of the last loaded car to be shipped from Marlinton on the Greenbrier Division...

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A large group of singers performing on stage at the Pocahontas County Fairgrounds at Riverside just north of Marlinton. Men on horses can be seen on the left. Barn and stables are in the...

Preserving Pocahontas wishes you and yours Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! A photo taken in the winter of 1974 shows the newly restored Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, author...

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Aretos Arbogast and Young Timbering Crew Aretos Phelps Arbogast is pictured here with his young timbering crew in northern Pocahontas County, circa 1906. Left to right: Aretos Phelps Arbogast, Lelan Arbogast, Lawrence Arbogast, Cecil Arbogast,...

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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....