Preserving Pocahontas

This page from the Mt. Zion Church Record of Scholars shows the membership list as recorded on May 24, 1914. The record includes name, age and gender. Names are as follows: W. H. Dilley,...

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Gretchen Edith Elliott holding her pet cat near the Elliott homeplace at Boyer Crossing. The daughter of Rufus H. and Clemma Grogg Elliott, Gretchen was born at Winterburn on May 31, 1913 and passed...

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This music box, part of the Pocahontas County Historical Society Collection at its museum, was made by a Swiss company, Paillard. The company opened a factory in 1875 in Sainte Croix, Switzerland, and made...

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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....

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This photograph fits the description of a wreck at Milepost 59 (north of Marlinton) September 26, 1910. The fireman suffered minor injuries while the engineer escaped without injury. (Pocahontas County Historical Society Collection #1389) Access...

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The Seebert Depot, agency station and telegraph office with call SB, was located at Milepost 45.77 on the Greenbrier Division of the C&O Railroad. Seebert was one of the original stations on the line. The...

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The band mill of the Warn Lumber Company, located on Stamping Creek near Mill Point. The mill produced 50,000 board feet of lumber each day. The company cut its timber on the headwaters...