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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

Edna Good May was born in Marlinton September 23, 1907. Her parents, Ransom Cassidy and Myrtle Good May, had moved from Staunton, Virginia, to Marlinton in February when he became the bookkeeper for the...

Preserving Pocahontas

A digital image of this photograph was recently contributed to Preserving Pocahontas by the Brockway Area Historical Society in Brockway, Pennsylvania. It is labeled “from the Greenbrier and Elk River Railroad, 1899-1910, from Cass.”...

Preserving Pocahontas

There’s just something to love about this photograph. Otis Waugh and Blanche Davis are being married by Rev. Ezra Bennett at the Methodist parsonage in Edray. Rev. Bennett was the minister at the Edray...

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

Freezing temperatures drew me to this photograph of men harvesting ice on Knapps Creek in 1892 near Marlinton. By the end of the 1800s, and into the 1930s, many American households stored their perishable...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Happy New Year card comes from the G. Merl Faulknier Family, of Marlinton. The little gal in the picture is their daughter, Cindy. The year is probably 1953. Sharp Pierson Collection, ID: PHP002576 Access...

Preserving Pocahontas

This photo has been in our “Orphan Photo” file for quite some time and I’m hoping that someone out there will be able to identify these sweet little boys. We do believe that they...