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Pocahontas County kicks off bicentennial celebration with new statues


Pocahontas County is hitting the tourism iron while it’s hot in a unique way. Local artists and businesses have come together for a new addition to the county.
Pocahontas County is the birthplace to eight West Virginia rivers. The county is also turning 200 this year so to pay homage to both, eight new trout statues have been erected across the county. Executive Director of Pocahontas Convention and Visitors Center Cara Rose, said she hopes the statues will highlight the artists of her county.

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