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Preserving Pocahontas

Sherman Hammons – Pioneer Days 1975

Sherman Hammons, of Williams River, competes in the fiddle competition at the 1975 Pioneer Days Mountain Music and Bluegrass Contest. The contest was held for a number of years and attracted musicians from across the United States. Mr. Hammons took home many prizes either in fiddle, banjo or both. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society Collection, ID: PHS003333

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