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First Pioneer Days Parade – 1967

A couple rides in the back of a covered wagon through Main Street in Marlinton for the first Pioneer Days Parade in 1967. The photo was taken by M. Balister and shows Fred Morrison on the right in a white shirt facing the camera. Businesses visible on the left are the C. J. Store, The Community Bargain Center, the H-P Store and the Western Auto just beyond the Presbyterian Church. On the right is the Alpine Hotel Building with signs for Western Union and Kelley’s Restaurant barely visible. The Peoples Store and Supply Company can be seen in the distance on the right. (Courtesy of Jaynell Graham, ID: PHP000862)

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