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History

Welcome to the History news directory at West Virginia Explorer, where you’ll find an archive of the most recent West Virginia history news published at West Virginia Explorer.

Rangers seek info in Thurmond, W.Va., vandalism case  

The National Park Service is seeking information in its investigation of a break-in and significant vandalism at a historic house in the town of...

Strange tale of Eckerlin Brothers and struggle for religious freedom in...

West Virginia's history is filled with stories of religious diversity and of hermits and holy men who escaped the clamor and confines of civilization. Beyond...
Buildings on Market Street, Spencer

Registration open for historic real estate finance training in W.Va.

The National Development Council will host the first of a two-part Historic Real Estate Finance Professional Certification series to Fairmont State University May 8-12, 2017,...

Log cabin researchers encounter rare, mysterious circumstances

A pioneering team of scholars who are dating old log structures in West Virginia has discovered rare, previously undocumented examples of log construction and...
Ostenaco prepares for council on New River, West Virginia

Late summer was busy time for native W.Va. inhabitants

SANDSTONE,  W.Va. -- Native inhabitants of what would become West Virginia were preparing in late summer for the onslaught of winter -- the subject of a...
Spy monument on Carriage Trail, Charleston, West Virginia

Walking the Carriage Trail in Charleston, W.Va.

Few of the trails I've walked compare to the Sunrise Carriage Trail, once the winding approach to Sunrise, the stately residence of William Alexander...