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Preserving Pocahontas

West Droop School – circa 1916

Students at the West Droop School with their teacher, Lela Hollandsworth, standing on the far right. This school was built about 1915 and was located one-half mile north of the Greenbrier/Pocahontas County line on Rt. 219. When it closed in 1966, the West Droop School was the last one-room school in use in Pocahontas County. (Preserving Pocahontas Archives, ID: PHP000512)

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