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West Virginia Navigation

Printable Outline Map
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State Bird: Cardinal
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West Virginia Jigsaw
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West Virginia in U.S. History

French and Indian War
American Civil War
John Brown’s Rebellion
Battle of Harper’s Ferry
The Division of Virginia
Border States
Stonewall Jackson

West Virginia Video: John Brown and Harper’s Ferry




West Virginia: Top Five Facts

1. ) West Virginia was originally called Kanahwa and was the only state to be granted statehood during the American Civil War.
2. ) West Virginia has the oldest population of any state.
3. ) Almost 75% of West Virginia is covered by forests.
4. ) George Brett, Randy Moss, and Mary Lou Retton are among the famous athletes born in West Virginia.
5. ) West Virginia was the first place to have a sales tax.


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