Perhaps we in West Virginia overlooked the strangle hold that has been tightening for one hundred years. As it has been gradual we remembered it as it was, a comfortable, warm embrace; securely wrapped in the arms of the nations bosom, and then, it became too painful to look beyond.
Check out Martinsburg, WV! Oh, and for some instant nostagia, visit the Remember Martinsburg When... page on Facebook!
My family and I spend the evening Saturday before Memorial Day in historic Harper's Ferry. We got there a little late (sun was setting for some of the photos) for what we'd planned (Ghost Hunt), but we decided to make the best of it. Next time, I promise a better write-up and more photos!
The following is the most recent list of West Virginia Zip Codes as of January 2012:
The following is a complete list of West Virginia phone exchanges:
WV Explorer - One-Stop Travel Guide to West Virginia
Skiing in West Virginia - Comprehensive guide to winter sports in West Virginia.
West Virginia Wild and Wonderful - Travel options broken down into regions
Staycations - Your guide to Vacationing in West Virginia
West Virginia Tourism - Official State Site - Lots of great information
- West Virginia is the only state in the Union to have acquired its sovereignty by proclamation of the President of the United States.
- West Virginia is considered the southern most northern state and the northern most southern state.
- Mother's Day was first observed at Andrews Church in Grafton on May 10, 1908.
- West Virginia has the oldest population of any state. The median age is 40.
Charleston, WVa – November 25, 2013 — Thousands of West Virginians will be preparing meals and traveling in inclement weather throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The American Red Cross has safety tips for the kitchen and for the highway. more... (pdf)