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Preserving Pocahontas

Pres. Poca

This great photograph from the Pocahontas County Fair in the 1920s comes from Maxie Gum, of Green Bank. It pictures six musicians playing banjos and fiddles under a tree at the Fairgrounds near Marlinton, W.Va. Left to right: George Taylor, Rosco Brown, Clinton Akers, Frank Ashford, Scott Durnell and Jim Sutton. Courtesy of Maxie Gum, ID: PHP000771

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


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