Signed into Statehood on June 20, 1863

WEST VIRGINIA

35th State

Capital: Charleston

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Charleston

  • Harpers Ferry

  • Wheeling

Charleston, West Virginia

 

Named for Virgin Queen Elizabeth I, and nicknamed The Mountain State. West Virginia is bordered by Ohio and Kentucky to the west; Pennsylvania to the north; Virginia to the east and to the south. 

West Virginia's highest peak is Spruce Knob, at 4,863 feet, the 24th highest in the United States. The lowest point is off the Potomac River, 240 feet below sea level.

NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO CHARLESTON, HARPERS FERRY AND WHEELING.

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