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Pocahontas County Bicetennial

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May 2022

High Afternoon Literary Tea: Celebrating the Pocahontas County Bicentennial

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hillsboro Community Library Hillsboro, WV United States + Google Map

Hosted at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, High Afternoon Literary Tea: Celebrating the Pocahontas County Bicentennial will feature inspiring stories of the resourcefulness and generosity of Pocahontas County families and communities through the words of Pocahontas County local, Louise McNeill Pease.

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Dabney Kisner Military Memorial Day Celebration

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In honor of Pocahontas County native Dabney Kisner, this Memorial Day Celebration will take place at the Arbovale Cemetery to honor our local USA Military Veterans.

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June 2022

Cass Homecoming & Historical Town Tours

June 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cass Scenic Railroad, Main St.
Cass, WV 24927 United States
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This annual festival celebrates the heritage of Cass and it’s history as a prevalent logging town. Historical town tours will be conducted throughout the weekend. By an act of the Virginia Legislature, assembled at Richmond, Va. in 1821, Pocahontas County was formed of property detached from the counties of Bath, Pendleton, and Randolph. Huntersville was established as the county seat. The first county court convened in March, 1822 in the home of John Bradshaw. In the ensuing 200 years, Pocahontas…

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Pearl S. Buck “History Alive” Performance

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pearl S Buck House Hillsboro, WV United States + Google Map
Free

Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, Pearl S. Buck was a literary genius, a social activist and humanitarian. As the first American woman to ever be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her 1931 novel, “The Good Earth,” Buck’s life was an extraordinary journey with incredible starts in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. 2022 Performances at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, Hillsboro WV: Saturday June 25th  @ 2 p.m. Saturday September 10th @ 2 p.m. These events are sponsored by: The Levels Depot, Hillsboro…

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July 2022

Ann Bailey Trail-Workman Cabin Bicentennial Hike

July 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Meet at Watoga State Park for the Ann Bailey Trail-Workman Cabin Bicentennial Hike. Take a hike along Ann Bailey Trail and venture to the Workman Cabin, built in 1887 by Andrew Jackson Workman. This hike will be led by Ken Springer and Sully Workman, great-grandson of Andrew Workman.

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“The Ballad Of Cass”

July 16 @ 8:00 am - July 17 @ 5:00 pm
Cass Scenic Railroad, Main St.
Cass, WV 24927 United States
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Free

This drama is apart of the 2022 Pocahontas County Bicentennial Celebration! “The Ballad of Cass” by Missy McCollum (an adaptation of “Cass: The Play” by former Cass resident and playwright, Nicolette Maleckar) will be staged as an outdoor promenade immersive theatrical experience. At different sites in historic Cass, small groups of viewers will stop to observe and participate in short vignettes, depicting residents and events of Cass at the turn of the 20th Century. The play will focus on the…

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August 2022

Falconeer at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cass Scenic Railroad, Main St.
Cass, WV 24927 United States
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Check out websitefor more information https://pocahontascountywv.com/event/falconeer-at-cass-scenic-railroad-state-park/

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September 2022

Pearl S. Buck “History Alive” Performance

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pearl S Buck House Hillsboro, WV United States + Google Map
Free

Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, Pearl S. Buck was a literary genius, a social activist and humanitarian. As the first American woman to ever be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her 1931 novel, “The Good Earth,” Buck’s life was an extraordinary journey with incredible starts in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. This event is sponsored by: The Levels Depot, Hillsboro and WV Humanities Council Portrayed by Missy McCollam of Beverly, WV. School performances  and other West Virginia venues may also be…

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Pearl S. Buck “History Alive” Performance

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pearl S Buck House Hillsboro, WV United States + Google Map

Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, Pearl S. Buck was a literary genius, a social activist and humanitarian. As the first American woman to ever be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her 1931 novel, “The Good Earth,” Buck’s life was an extraordinary journey with incredible starts in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. This event is sponsored by: The Levels Depot, Hillsboro and WV Humanities Council Portrayed by Missy McCollam of Beverly, WV. School performances  and other West Virginia venues may also be…

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