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Preserving Pocahontas

Preserving Pocahontas wishes you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with this Christmas Card from The Waugh’s. Pictured on the card is little Miss Harriet Fay Waugh, born July 24,...

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Preserving Pocahontas celebrates the 50th Annual Pioneer Days with this photograph of the first Pioneer Day Parade in 1967. A pair of walkers in pioneer dress make their way along Main Street in Marlinton...

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A portrait of Arnie Woods taken on October 5, 1900 at the Peerless Art Gallery in Marlinton, W.Va. The gallery was owned by W. A. Slavin. Contact Preserving Pocahontas if you have any information...

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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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CCC Worker Charles Ault standing at the base of the tower at Camp Price during the construction of Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Courtesy of Mike Smith, ID: PHP000112 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library...

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This portrait of an elderly woman belonged to Pearl Carter Ward and is possibly a member of her family. The photo was taken by Cal Gay at his portrait studio in Marlinton, probably between...

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C&O Agent Ray Looney seated in the train depot at Durbin. The photo was taken on March 31, 1975. Philip Bagdon Collection, Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID: PHS003072 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at...

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An aerial photograph of Camp Thornwood taken in the winter of 1935. This Civilian Conservation Corps Camp was established in May 1933 on the East Fork of the Greenbrier River at the mouth of...