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Preserving Pocahontas

A group of young people on Shay Engine No. 13 at the lumber town of Spruce. The photograph was taken January 26, 1930. Standing on the engine at top: Ruth Waugh. Standing front, left...

Preserving Pocahontas

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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Students and teacher at the Alderney School. This school was located on Back Mountain Road at the intersection of the Brush Country Road and the Edray-Clover Lick Road. It opened about 1903 and was...

Preserving Pocahontas

Local photographer J. A. Arbogast took this picture of the James Elliott Family at Buffalo Mountain on November 26, 1903. Standing are Elizabeth Probst and James Elliott. Their sons are seated on the large...

Preserving Pocahontas

John Matheny, on the left, with Lloyd Williams and Frank Ashford at the Ashford Home place in Green Bank, W.Va. Courtesy of Craig Ashford, ID PHP002389 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or...

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Photographer Cal Gay captured this gala event on October 26, 1900 as people celebrated the arrival of the official “first train” to Marlinton. The train was actually the C&O construction train. Among the events...

Preserving Pocahontas

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...

Preserving Pocahontas

Allen Blackhurst is at the podium in April 1970 during a ceremony to close the Cass School where he graduated in 1911. County educators and school officials are seated on the stage. They are,...