Pocahontas County

Dirt, Soot, Smoke And Oil: Mechanics Take on the Dirty Job of Repairing Antique Trains

In this Folkways story about the Cass Railroad, you’ll meet railroad senior employee Rex Cassell. He passed away during the making of this story, but during his life, he was a crucial part of why visiting the Cass Railroad in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, feels like you’re stepping back in time.

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Four W.Va. Counties Receive Federal Dollars To Boost School Safety Measures

More than $800,000 has been awarded to four county school boards in West Virginia to help with school safety needs. Grant, Pocahontas, Upshur and Marshall…

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April 14, 1928: W.Va Fish and Game Commission Purchased the First State Park

On April 14, 1928, the West Virginia Fish and Game Commission purchased Droop Mountain Battlefield in Pocahontas County. Three months later, Droop…

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April 2, 1900: Marlinton Incorporated

The Pocahontas County seat of Marlinton was incorporated on April 2, 1900, but its history dates back to frontier days. Jacob Marlin and Stephen Sewell’s…

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