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TOP OF 2013: W.Va.'s 150th Birthday

Celebration Lasts More Than a Week

December 27, 2013
By DANIEL DORSCH Staff Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WHEELING - One day was not long enough for Ohio Valley residents to celebrate West Virginia's 150th birthday on June 20. Therefore, festivities began June 14 and lasted until June 22, giving people multiple opportunities to celebrate the birth of the 35th state in the Union and the only one formed during the Civil War.

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