Cal Gay photographed this group of World War II enlistees at the Pocahontas County Courthouse in Marlinton on August 6, 1943. Ed Keller contributed the photo and he is in the picture standing fourth from the left. Mr. Keller would like to identify others in the group.
The upcoming Pioneer Days Grand Parade will follow the same route as seen in this photograph from 1910. Pictured is the Fourth of July Parade looking west on Second Avenue in Marlinton. At that time the street was Camden Avenue.
The road that we affectionately call “Route 219” was first known as the Seneca Trail. Until the 1920s, the section from the county line on Droop Mountain through Hillsboro and continuing northward was a sand road. Travel during winter months was nearly impossible.
A view of the in-ground swimming pool at the El Poca Motel and Restaurant on US Rt. 219 north of Marlinton. The photo comes from a color postcard dated about 1965. (Photo courtesy of Susie Smith, ID: PHP000422)
This portrait of the Doyle Family was taken around 1912 at their home in Mace, W.Va.
This group of teamsters worked for the Maryland Lumber Company at Camp No. 14 near Denmar. The photograph was taken on May 20, 1916. Historical Society files indicate that one teamster is identified: Reed Griffith is fourth from the right wearing the bibbed overalls.
This unknown baby girl was a member of the Hill Family in Lobelia. The photograph dates to approximately 1898 and is on page 11 of the Florence Miriam Hill Morgan Photo Album. (Photo courtesy of Joe Hollandsworth , ID: PHP000015)