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Preserving Pocahontas

This page from the Mt. Zion Church Record of Scholars shows the membership list as recorded on May 24, 1914. The record includes name, age and gender. Names are as follows: W. H. Dilley,...

Preserving Pocahontas

    Fascinating photograph, by Underwood and Underwood, of what is no doubt a very cold day on Cheat Mountain. Seen here is a section of the mill operation in the Town of Spruce. The date...

Preserving Pocahontas

This aerial view of Harter shows the layout of the lumber town located on the Greenbrier River five miles northeast of Marlinton. The Harter Brothers Lumber Company (William J. and A. M., of Coburn,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Freezing temperatures drew me to this photograph of men harvesting ice on Knapps Creek in 1892 near Marlinton. By the end of the 1800s, and into the 1930s, many American households stored their perishable...

Preserving Pocahontas

Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps are lined up for inspection at Camp Seebert during a retreat in August 1935. Photo courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID: PHS003043 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library...

Preserving Pocahontas

This Mower Lumber Company train is being powered up Cheat Mountain at Cass by Shay Engine No. 4. This Shay is now hauling tourists at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society...

Preserving Pocahontas

Preston and Frank Harper are seated on a fence on the Harper family farm north of Minnehaha Springs. Knapps Creek has overflowed its banks in the background. Photo courtesy of Ruth Taylor, ID...

Preserving Pocahontas

Pocahontas Times Editor Jane Price Sharp at the typewriter preparing the weekly newspaper for publication following the 1985 flood. The photograph was taken at the home of Bill and Denise McNeel on Jerico Road....