42 Interesting Facts About West Virginia

Last updated on August 4th, 2020

References:

  1. https://www.biography.com/political-figure/chuck-yeager
  2. https://www.nps.gov/blue/learn/nature/northern-water-snake.htm
  3. https://www.timeswv.com/news/local_news/west-virginia-was-first-state-to-have-brick-paved-streets/article_25dabe38-1860-50d7-8f1d-4ef0076b48cf.html
  4. https://www.olympic.org/mary-lou-retton
  5. https://wvtourism.com/whats-name-origin-west-virginia-state-might-called-instead/
  6. https://www.mining-technology.com/features/five-largest-coal-producing-states-us/
  7. https://public.nrao.edu/gallery/the-great-big-thing/
  8. https://www.britannica.com/place/Wellsburg
  9. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Bank_Telescope
  10. https://www.nps.gov/places/new-river-gorge-bridge.htm
  11. http://www.wvlegislature.gov/Educational/Kids_Page/4.html
  12. https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/rural-free-delivery.pdf
  13. https://www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Amphibians/Cheat-Mountain-Salamander
  14. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_West_Virginia
  15. https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB123750766297390343
  16. http://trans-alleghenylunaticasylum.com/main/history.html
  17. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_World_Caverns
  18. https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/12071
  19. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Buckles
  20. https://wvtourism.com/today-show-greenbrier-resort-bunker/
  21. https://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/29/us/29underwood.html
  22. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mingo_Oak
  23. https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/2190
  24. https://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/megalonyx-jeffersonii-fossils
  25. https://wvexplorer.com/2019/09/27/largest-diamond-punch-jones-west-virginia-wv/
  26. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_burial_mounds_in_the_United_States
  27. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_River_Gorge_Bridge
  28. https://www.wvpublic.org/post/december-3-1787-james-rumsey-tests-first-steamboat-near-shepherdstown#stream/0