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Preserving Pocahontas

A group of fourteen ice skaters on the Greenbrier River in Cass. Courtesy of Rebecca Sheets O’Brien, ID: PHP001329 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have historical records or...

Preserving Pocahontas

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...

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

James Grogg and his wife, Emily, arriving by horse and buggy at their new home on Brush Run, Boyer, in April of 1884. James J. Grogg was born February 15, 1848 to Adam and...

Preserving Pocahontas

This photograph fits the description of a wreck at Milepost 59 (north of Marlinton) September 26, 1910. The fireman suffered minor injuries while the engineer escaped without injury. (Pocahontas County Historical Society Collection #1389) Access...

Preserving Pocahontas

A color slide shows us the steady progress of replacing the roadway through Main Street Marlinton in 1960. Articles in The Pocahontas Times helped to piece together this massive improvement project in the town. In...

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 stereograph, produced by local photographer Harvey Bright, shows a steam engine pulling flat cars of logs on the track between Clawson and August. August was located about three miles northeast of Marlinton on...