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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Culture

Welcome to the Culture news directory at West Virginia Explorer. Follow along as we explore the diverse cultures that have come to define the West Virginia experience.

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Visiting the site of one of West Virginia’s legendary tragedies

https://youtu.be/R_Kz19WtII8 The tale of the Green-Harrison Tragedy is among the most enduring legends handed down from the settlement of the lower Kanawha Valley region of...
Vandalia Gathering 2017

More than 25,000 expected to attend Vandalia 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...

New Hatfield-McCoy museum includes world’s largest collection of feud artifacts

The new Hatfield-McCoy Country Museum at Williamson, West Virginia, on the Kentucky border, features the world's largest collection of artifacts of the world-famous Appalachian...
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...
Lilacs by Cyntha Dunlap Ellis

May lilacs associated with a haunting West Virginia tale

Lilacs are in bloom in May in the Alleghenies, where spring comes late, and when traveling through these mountains I can't help but recall...
Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry presents heirloom gardening program

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend its heirloom gardening program "City Farming: Food in the Backyard" on Saturday and Sunday,...