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Sacagawae crossing Cacapon River

Cacapon State Park presents Sacagawea program May 26

Sacagawea, who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition into the West in 1805, has inspired countless enduring myths and legends and will be...
Entrance to former W.Va. Penitentiary

“Maggie Gray” book-signing scheduled at W.Va. Penitentiary

The West Virginia State Penitentiary on May 25 will host a book-signing with C.J. Plogger, author of a new book documenting the life of...
Camp Hill at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (WV)

New exhibit at Harpers Ferry tracks evolution of Camp Hill

Rangers at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on May 26 will open a new exhibit that explores the evolution of the park's lofty Camp...
Rafters paddle beneath historic New River railroad trestle

W.Va. outfitter celebrates summer with Memorial Day rafting package

River Expeditions is kicking off its summer season with a Memorial Day adventure-vacation package that incorporates whitewater rafting trips on the New River starting...
West Virginia DNR Districts

West Virginia hunters harvest 11,539 spring turkeys in 2017

Spring turkey hunters harvested 11,539 gobblers in 2017, an increase of more than 11 percent over the 2016 harvest, according to preliminary numbers provided...
Grave of the Greenbrier Ghost, Zona Heaster Shue

W.Va. brewery names new beer after famous local ghost

Officials at the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company announced today the unveiling of a new beer created in honor of the legendary ghost of Zona...