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Songwriter’s Retreat at Twin Falls state park scheduled Nov. 10-12

Restored pioneer farm at Twin Falls Resort State Park, Wyoming County, Hatfield & McCoy Region
Nationally known songwriters Jim Ritchey and Kelly Hunt will host the third annual retreat for songwriters at Twin Falls Resort State Park Nov. 10-12. The...

Tale of Devil’s Saddle ideal for autumn night’s recitation

Saddle in New Creek Mountain, Mineral County, Potomac Branches Region
This tale of a young girl's encounter with a supposed witch in the Potomac River highlands has inspired readers since it was penned by...

Hidden History photo exhibit moving across southern W.Va.

Southern West Virginia's rich history is celebrated annually through winning photographs featured in the 2017 Hidden History photo exhibit now on display in Logan. According...

Alliance seeks funds to support three W.Va. preservation organizations

The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is seeking contributions to help support three state historical-development organizations for which funding has been cut or is...

Landscape architect opens farm retreat near New River Gorge

Five Springs Farmstead
A botanist and landscape architect has invested her knowledge in a farmhouse retreat near the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia, an ecosystem...

Park Service to honor Reid, Harris at Harper’s Ferry induction

Bassist Rufus Reid
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on June 24 will honor pianist Barry Harris and bassist Rufus Reid during the sixteenth annual Don Redman Jazz...

More than 25,000 expected to attend Vandalia 2017

Vandalia Gathering 2017
An estimated 25,000 are expected to turn out this weekend to celebrate regional culture at the West Virginia capitol during the 41st annual Vandalia...

Photographer of iconic New River Gorge photo found

Sunset in the New River Gorge, New River Gorge National River, Wendy Parks Scott
For more than a year after this iconic photograph of the New River Gorge hit social media, West Virginia Explorer editor David Sibray spent countless...

Top 10 West Virginia Arts Communities: 2014

Support West Virginia Artists, State of the Art Magazine
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- What makes for a good arts community? According to John Villani, the author of “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in...

“Country Roads” to be adopted as an official state song

Paddlers on Shenandoah River, Eastern Panhandle Region
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia this week formalizes the adoption of "Take Me Home, Country Roads," as an official state song, according to a...

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