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Preserving Pocahontas

This picture reminds me of a song from Mick Souter, “The Dying Day of the American Train.” Bill McNeel took the photograph in Clover Lick on March 29, 1980 as the tracks along the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Mill operation at Burner, north of Durbin. The timber on a tract of 9,070 acres on Little River was purchased in 1903 by the Pocahontas Lumber Company, a partnership of men from Brookville, Pennsylvania....

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

Members of the Hillsboro Farm Women’s Club in a photo taken in 1960. These are the names as listed in the scrapbook though they may not be in the correct order. Back Row: Nell...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Aretus Phelps and Margaret Elzedia Tracy Arbogast, of Arbovale, W.Va. Mrs. Arbogast is holding an open Bible on her lap. Courtesy of Agnes Burdette, ID: PHP002499 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at...

Preserving Pocahontas

Loggers are working with a team of horses on a log landing at Camp No. 9 in northern Pocahontas County. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society Collection, ID: PHS000095 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Georgia Pearl Carter, Senior Class Valedictorian at Edray District High School in Marlinton, W.Va. She was the daughter of Marvin Clark and Levia Gibson Carter. Pearl Carter Ward Collection, ID: PHP001634 Access the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Frank W. Totten in 1917 while teaching at the Beaver Creek School in Huntersville District. His students that year were Estella Wanless, Norman Wanless, Herbert Porterfield, Leo Underwood, Myrl Pyles, Odell Underwood,...

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