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Preserving Pocahontas

The “main business section” of Marlinton, W.Va. looking east from the bridge crossing the Greenbrier River. Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is on the left. Look closely and you can see the laundry hanging on the...

Preserving Pocahontas

This year’s Christmas card comes from the James Robert Sharp Family and pictures Roberta Jo (yes, that’s me!) in 1954 at our house on Second Avenue next to the Pocahontas Times Office. Preserving Pocahontas...

Preserving Pocahontas

PCHS Queen’s Court - 1972 Homecoming Queen and her court at Pocahontas County High School Homecoming in 1972. Seated: Escort Kenny Kellison and Queen June Starks. Standing l-r: Sophomores, Mark Mitchell and Anita Friend; Seniors,...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Hillsboro High School Marching Band heads out to take the field at a football game. They are pictured here being led by majorettes across the lawn in front of the school with US...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Jane Stobo Price, the daughter of Calvin Wells and Mabel Milligan Price. Jane Price was born in Marlinton on October 14, 1919. She married Basil Clair Sharp, who was killed during World...

Preserving Pocahontas

A logging operation in northern Pocahontas County, probably near Arbovale. The photograph shows a number of fine looking horse teams and there appears to be a small train track running along the foot of...

Preserving Pocahontas

Joseph E. McLaughlin was born August 19, 1892 near Dunmore, the son of William Robert and Mary Lydia Virginia Rusmisell McLaughlin. He enlisted in the Army at Akron, Ohio on April 28, 1918. His...

Preservation News

Huntersville Tradition Days is going on this weekend and Preserving Pocahontas will be there on Saturday with the Word War II Photo Exhibit. Eleven new group photos of inductees at the courthouse have been...