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Preserving Pocahontas

Hannah School – circa 1926

The Hannah School was located on Old Field Fork of Elk River, three miles south of Slaty Fork. It was built in 1915 and closed in 1930. This photograph shows the teacher at right and students probably grouped by family. Photo courtesy of Ginny McLaughlin Shaw, Shad McLaughlin Collection, ID PHP002161

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at or If you have photographs, slides, negatives or historical records to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email Prints of photographs are available.

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