Subject: Mill Point

Remembering One Little General Store

Remembering One Little General Store

November 27, 2014 |

By Gibbs Kinderman Country general stores ¬†were the center of community life a hundred years ago along what is now US 219 in West Virginia. They often housed the local post office and provided an informal meeting place for discussion of local affairs and the great issues of the day. These stores sold staples – […]

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The Cannery at Mill Point

The Cannery at Mill Point

February 20, 2013 |

“During the Depression years, when every morsel of food was needed, the government encouraged citizens to raise and save as much food as possible to feed their families and neighbors through the hard times. The folks in the southern end of¬†Pocahontas County were given the means to preserve that food when a government-funded cannery was […]

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