Preserving Pocahontas

This photo of the ice on Knapps Creek was taken in 1896. We see two wagons with drivers, three young boys sitting on a snow pile and a man on the far side of...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Clair Garrett Kellison, wife of Averill Porter Kellison, of Swago Community, Buckeye, W.Va. Courtesy of Doug Jackson, ID: PHP000793 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have historical...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Birdie Blanche Gibson Varner, of Elk Community near Slaty Fork, W.Va. She was the daughter of James Gibson and Martha Susan Hannah and married Harry Collett Varner. Archives, Pearl Carter Ward Collection,...

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,...

Preserving Pocahontas

A large group of singers performing on stage at the Pocahontas County Fairgrounds at Riverside just north of Marlinton. Men on horses can be seen on the left. Barn and stables are in the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Logs lie on the ground ready for removal as the site is cleared for the lake at Watoga State Park. View is looking east. The lake was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company...

Preserving Pocahontas

This portrait of the William Shinaberry Family was sent in by Priscilla Shields Waldman along with the following description: For purposes of dating this photograph, the girl standing in the front, Genevieve Nettie Shinaberry (my...

Preserving Pocahontas

A C&O crew is pictured with the first motor car used on the Greenbrier Sub-Division of the Chesapeake and Ohio, probably near Cass. A railway motor car, or track maintenance car, was commonly known...