Discovery Junction, the soon to be developed community space next to the Pocahontas County Opera House just got a huge push forward. On November 19, the committee received notification that they had been given a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant that would match all of the funding they had pulled together. Governor Justice presented an award of $86,391 to the Town of Marlinton to help implement this wonderful project.
“Receiving this funding means we have almost all of the money we need to make Discovery Junction a reality,” said Luci Mosesso who wrote and submitted the grant. “We hope to be able to break ground this spring.”
Discovery Junction will be a space dedicated to play, exploration, music and enjoyment of the natural world. The site will include an outdoor stage, covered walkway for vendors such as the…