<a href="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2016\/03\/Pres.-Poca.web_.jpg"><img src="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2016\/03\/Pres.-Poca.web_-300x149.jpg" alt="Pres. Poca.web" width="300" height="149" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-11713" \/><\/a>\r\n\r\nA portrait of Jacob Beard and Blanche Harper, whose wedding is described in this announcement from The Pocahontas Times:\r\n\r\n\u201cJacob W. Beard and Miss Blanche Harper were married Wednesday, June 30, 1903, at the residence of the bride\u2019s father F. W. Harper, near Academy. The groom is one of our most progressive business men. He has a flourishing store at Beard and also manages the C&O depot at that place. The bride is one of the Levels\u2019 fair daughters. The bridal party left on the afternoon train for an extended tour to the northern cities and Old Point. The attendants were Forrest Hill and Miss Ena Stulting; Dr. McNeel and Miss Eva Moore; Mr. Nickell and Miss Pearl Beard; Cam Beard and Miss Lena Moore. The wedding march was played by Miss Grace Beard.\u201d Courtesy of Ruth Taylor, ID:PHP001726\r\n\r\nAccess the \u201cPreserving Pocahontas\u201d Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www. preserv ingpocahontas.org If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email info@pocahontaspreser vation.org Prints of photographs are available.