Preserving Pocahontas

Friel Boys at Raywood – 1921

This photograph was taken by Carl Friel in 1921. It shows his two little brothers, Robert and John Friel, on a makeshift raft in the millpond at Raywood. The lumber town of Raywood was located on the Greenbrier River, two miles south of Cass. Carl Friel Album, courtesy of his son John Friel.ID: PHP002856

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