Preserving Pocahontas

An excellent photo of Sitlington Station on the Greenbrier Division of the C&O Railroad. Gathered at the depot July 29, 1911 are the Station Agent, Section Crew, Mail Carrier and passengers waiting for the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Linda Reynolds and Nancy Harper, in their pioneer garb, prepare to take a surrey ride during the first Pioneer Days in 1967. Surrey, covered wagons and buckboards were part of the early transportation system...

Preserving Pocahontas

A Pretty Wedding Peyton Moore and Maude Jordan Wedding June 25, 1903, Knapps Creek. Mamie and Cameron McElwee, second and third from right in second row. The year before Mamie and Cameron were married. One...

Preserving Pocahontas

The baby portrait of Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker, born at the Stulting House in Hillsboro on June 26, 1892. Her parents, Absalom and Caroline Stulting Sydenstricker, were Southern Presbyterian missionaries, stationed in China. Pearl was...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of men are milling lumber with a portable steam sawmill in front of Herbert Sutton’s home in Arbovale. Courtesy of Jo Lori Drake, ID PHP002851 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org...

Preserving Pocahontas

This photograph, taken by Norman Price in 1894, shows an unidentified man and two young boys seated on the stairway inside the newly constructed Pocahontas County Courthouse in Marlinton. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society Collection,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Arden George Killingsworth, of Marlinton, seated in the grass at Camp Hancock, Georgia, during World War I. Born August 1, 1893, he was a graduate of Marshall College and married Leeta Beard, of...

Preserving Pocahontas

Men with two teams of workhorses at Camp No. 1 on the North Fork of Deer Creek near Arbovale in the 1920s. Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID PHS000420 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital...