Happy West Virginia Day!

Posted in Blog on June 20th, 2014.
June 20th is West Virginia Day. In celebration of this state holiday, here are some important facts:


WHO: President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed its admission.
WHAT: West Virginia was admitted to the Union and became a member of the United States.
WHERE: Virginia/West Virginia
WHEN: June 20, 1863
WHY: During the American Civil War, Virginia was divided over the decision to join the Confederate States.
HOW: As a result of this division, several counties separated from Virginia and West Virginia was born.
Happy West Virginia Day!

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