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Preserving Pocahontas

Holbrooks at Droop Mountain – 1947

Park Superintendent Napoleon “Nap” Holbrook with his son, Ralph, and daughter, Carole, as they are tearing down the old pump house at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Courtesy of Mike Smith, Former Supt., ID: PHP000210

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